Law Schools
In Tampa, Florida

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 11 law schools in Tampa. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Tampa, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Law Employment

Tampa 19,490
Florida 135,370

Exactly 19,490 of Florida's 135,370 law professionals work in Tampa. There has been a 5% growth in the number of law professionals in Tampa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Tampa has increased, overall employment in Tampa has also increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Law employment growth

137,540 137,530 126,120 132,030 135,370
18,530 17,850 17,780 19,560 19,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Law VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$64,001 $69,921 $63,089 $61,322 $72,060
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

Salaries for law professionals in Tampa have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $72,060 per year was earned by law professionals in Tampa. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Tampa was $64,001 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Tampa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Tampa

10th percentile
$38,775
25th percentile
$48,399
50th percentile
$69,958
75th percentile
$89,149
90th percentile
$97,773

Law professionals in Tampa earn a median salary of $69,958 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,775 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $97,773 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Tampa

Court Reporter
$30,330
Homeland Security
$42,780
Paralegal
$44,525
Criminal Justice
$46,962
Forensic Science
$48,810
Forensic Accounting
$55,323
Law
$72,060
Criminology
$74,520
Public Administration
$96,300

Law professional salaries in Tampa are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Tampa

11

There are 11 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Tampa's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Tampa

associate
9
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total24

Tampa's law schools offer 24 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Tampa

associate
383
bachelor
113
master
77
doctor
0
Certificate
245
Total818

Approximately 818 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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