Law Schools
In Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in Winston-Salem. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Winston-Salem, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Winston-Salem Vs. North Carolina Law Employment

Winston-Salem 2,930
North Carolina 50,260

Exactly 2,930 of North Carolina's 50,260 law professionals work in Winston-Salem. The number of law professionals in Winston-Salem has grown by 57% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Winston-Salem has also increased.

Winston-Salem Vs. North Carolina Law employment growth

47,950 47,850 49,740 50,680 50,260
1,870 2,730 2,720 2,800 2,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Winston-Salem

Law VS. All professions salaries in Winston-Salem

$51,768 $49,443 $49,941 $51,907 $51,709
$36,480 $38,170 $39,060 $39,980 $40,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Winston-Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Winston-Salem

As the number of law professionals in Winston-Salem has grown, salaries for law professionals have decreased. Winston-Salem law professionals made $51,709 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Winston-Salem was $51,768 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Winston-Salem.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Winston-Salem

10th percentile
$31,540
25th percentile
$38,733
50th percentile
$47,709
75th percentile
$60,477
90th percentile
$58,517

Law professionals in Winston-Salem make a median yearly salary of $47,709. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 86% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Winston-Salem

Homeland Security
$35,797
Criminal Justice
$37,923
Paralegal
$40,775
Criminology
$44,680
Law
$51,709
Forensic Accounting
$65,020
Public Administration
$126,980

Winston-Salem law professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Winston-Salem

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Winston-Salem

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total8

Winston-Salem's law schools offer 8 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Winston-Salem

associate
73
bachelor
0
master
8
doctor
161
Certificate
19
Total261

Approximately 261 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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