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Law Schools
In Berkeley, California

There is only one law school in Berkeley for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Berkeley, which encompasses law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Law Employment

Berkeley 13,460
California 245,260

Of the 245,260 law professionals employed in California, 13,460 work in Berkeley. The number of law professionals in Berkeley has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Berkeley has increased, overall employment in Berkeley has also increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
12,680 12,370 11,200 12,550 13,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Law VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$79,825 $86,066 $78,613 $96,136 $78,916
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

As the number of law professionals in Berkeley has grown, salaries for law professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $78,916 per year was earned by law professionals in Berkeley. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Berkeley was $79,825 per year. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Berkeley is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Berkeley

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

Law professionals make a median salary of $77,624 per year in Berkeley. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,153 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Berkeley

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Berkeley


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

Law Programs Offered In Berkeley


Berkeley's law schools offer 6 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Berkeley


Approximately 532 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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