Law Schools
In Whittier, California

In Whittier, there are 2 law schools where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Whittier, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Law Employment

Whittier 66,260
California 245,260

Of the 245,260 law professionals employed in California, 66,260 work in Whittier. The number of law professionals in Whittier has grown by 66% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of law professionals in Whittier has increased, overall employment in Whittier has also increased.

Whittier Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
39,920 61,250 64,710 67,730 66,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Whittier

Law VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

$88,023 $80,415 $83,195 $87,260 $90,200
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

In Whittier, salaries for law professionals have increased. Whittier law professionals made $90,200 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for law professionals in Whittier was $88,023 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Whittier is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Whittier

10th percentile
$50,172
25th percentile
$64,972
50th percentile
$86,065
75th percentile
$79,463
90th percentile
$94,357

Whittier law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $86,065. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,172 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 88% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Whittier

Homeland Security
$32,720
Criminal Justice
$46,337
Paralegal
$55,585
Forensic Accounting
$70,395
Criminology
$72,400
Law
$90,200
Public Administration
$117,033

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Whittier

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Whittier

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total5

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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Whittier

associate
106
bachelor
0
master
4
doctor
135
Certificate
7
Total252

Approximately 252 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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