Law Schools
In Virginia Beach, Virginia

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 5 law schools in Virginia Beach. The trends in Virginia Beach's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Virginia Beach 10,200
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 10,200 of Virginia's 51,010 law professionals work in Virginia Beach. There has been a 10% growth in the number of law professionals in Virginia Beach between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Virginia Beach has increased, overall employment in Virginia Beach has also increased.

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
9,300 9,390 9,910 9,920 10,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Virginia Beach

Law VS. All professions salaries in Virginia Beach

$54,788 $56,564 $58,666 $58,595 $55,694
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Virginia Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Virginia Beach

As the number of law professionals in Virginia Beach has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. Virginia Beach law professionals made $55,694 per year, on average, in 2010. Law professionals in Virginia Beach made a yearly average salary of $54,788, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Virginia Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Virginia Beach

10th percentile
$34,896
25th percentile
$39,422
50th percentile
$49,499
75th percentile
$64,804
90th percentile
$75,661

Law professionals make a median salary of $49,499 per year in Virginia Beach. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,896 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Virginia Beach

Paralegal
$41,715
Criminal Justice
$41,762
Homeland Security
$42,230
Forensic Science
$52,600
Court Reporter
$53,800
Law
$55,694
Criminology
$56,865
Forensic Accounting
$59,393
Public Administration
$82,398

Virginia Beach law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Virginia Beach

5

Many of Virginia Beach's law professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Virginia Beach

associate
5
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total8

Virginia Beach's law schools offer 8 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Virginia Beach

associate
196
bachelor
64
master
0
doctor
121
Certificate
0
Total381

In 2010 approximately 381 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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