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Law Schools
In Athens, Alabama

The city of Athens has only one school where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Athens, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the law bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Alabama Law Employment

Athens 1,620
Alabama 27,490

Of the 27,490 law professionals employed in Alabama, 1,620 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Athens has shrunk by 16%. Overall employment in Athens has also decreased.

Athens Vs. Alabama Law employment growth

26,080 26,750 26,700 26,940 27,490
1,930 1,470 1,880 1,950 1,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Law VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$49,337 $48,982 $52,801 $56,359 $56,992
$41,270 $43,260 $44,540 $46,220 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

As the number of law professionals in Athens has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. Athens law professionals made $56,992 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Athens made an average salary of $49,337 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Athens

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Law professionals make a median salary of $54,944 per year in Athens. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,422 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $79,644 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Athens

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

On average law professional salaries in Athens are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Athens


There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Athens' law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Athens


There is one degree and certificate program in law offered by Athens' law school.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Athens


Approximately 24 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Athens, Alabama

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