Law Schools
In Wilmington, Delaware

In Wilmington, 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 Wilmington, which includes law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilmington Vs. Delaware Law Employment

Wilmington 5,250
Delaware 8,060

Exactly 5,250 of the 8,060 law professionals employed in Delaware, work in Wilmington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilmington, there has been a 17% decline in the number of law professionals. As the number of law professionals in Wilmington has decreased, overall employment in Wilmington has increased.

Wilmington Vs. Delaware Law employment growth

7,560 8,120 7,210 7,610 8,060
6,340 5,930 5,960 4,610 5,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Delaware
  • Dark Yellow: Wilmington

Law VS. All professions salaries in Wilmington

$72,239 $77,784 $81,877 $80,173 $74,063
$44,590 $45,730 $48,030 $49,230 $50,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Wilmington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilmington

Salaries for law professionals in Wilmington have increased. In 2010 Wilmington law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $74,063. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Wilmington made an average salary of $72,239 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Wilmington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Wilmington

10th percentile
$43,224
25th percentile
$53,518
50th percentile
$74,730
75th percentile
$68,216
90th percentile
$79,784

Law professionals in Wilmington make a median yearly salary of $74,730. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,224 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 85% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Wilmington

Court Reporter
$48,180
Homeland Security
$49,693
Paralegal
$52,165
Criminal Justice
$53,285
Forensic Accounting
$70,740
Law
$74,063
Criminology
$93,170
Public Administration
$141,425

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Wilmington

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Wilmington

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Wilmington's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Wilmington

associate
2
bachelor
12
master
22
doctor
254
Certificate
11
Total301

Approximately 301 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Wilmington, Delaware

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