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Law Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

In Birmingham, there are 8 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Birmingham, which encompasses law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Law Employment

Birmingham 1,600
Alabama 27,490

Exactly 1,600 of the 27,490 law professionals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Birmingham, there has been a 70% growth in the number of law professionals. As the number of law professionals in Birmingham has increased, overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Law employment growth

26,080 26,750 26,700 26,940 27,490
940 560 610 No data 1,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Law VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$39,585 $40,813 $45,295 No data $50,915
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

In Birmingham, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 Birmingham law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,915. Law professionals in Birmingham made a yearly average salary of $39,585, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Birmingham

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90th percentile

Birmingham law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,147. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,702 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $56,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Birmingham

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On average law professionals in Birmingham earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Birmingham.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Birmingham


There are 8 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Birmingham's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Birmingham


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Birmingham's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Birmingham


Approximately 322 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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