Law Schools
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

In Tuscaloosa, there are 2 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The trends in Tuscaloosa's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Law Employment

Tuscaloosa 1,600
Alabama 27,490

Of the 27,490 law professionals employed in Alabama, 1,600 work in Tuscaloosa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Tuscaloosa has grown by 70%. Overall employment in Tuscaloosa has decreased.

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Law employment growth

26,080 26,750 26,700 26,940 27,490
940 560 610 No data 1,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Tuscaloosa

Law VS. All professions salaries in Tuscaloosa

$39,585 $40,813 $45,295 No data $50,915
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Tuscaloosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tuscaloosa

In Tuscaloosa, salaries for law professionals have increased. Tuscaloosa law professionals made $50,915 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Tuscaloosa made an average salary of $39,585 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Tuscaloosa.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Tuscaloosa

10th percentile
$29,702
25th percentile
$35,273
50th percentile
$45,147
75th percentile
$64,457
90th percentile
$56,130

Law professionals in Tuscaloosa earn a median salary of $45,147 per year. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 89%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,702 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $56,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Tuscaloosa

Paralegal
$28,250
Homeland Security
$30,700
Criminal Justice
$31,947
Criminology
$39,700
Law
$50,915
Forensic Accounting
$53,410
Public Administration
$86,305

On average law professional salaries in Tuscaloosa are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Tuscaloosa

2

There are 2 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Tuscaloosa's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Tuscaloosa

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Tuscaloosa's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Tuscaloosa

associate
0
bachelor
89
master
15
doctor
171
Certificate
3
Total278

In 2010 approximately 278 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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