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Law Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

In Chapel Hill, there is only one law school 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 Chapel Hill, which encompasses law training at the law phd degree level.


Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Law Employment

Chapel Hill 2,630
North Carolina 50,260

Exactly 2,630 of North Carolina's 50,260 law professionals work in Chapel Hill. The number of law professionals in Chapel Hill has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chapel Hill has increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Law employment growth

47,950 47,850 49,740 50,680 50,260
2,800 2,860 2,830 2,730 2,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Law VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$44,204 $47,610 $51,880 $50,437 $49,510
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

Salaries for law professionals in Chapel Hill have increased. In 2010 Chapel Hill law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,510. The average salary for law professionals in Chapel Hill was $44,204 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chapel Hill.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Chapel Hill

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Law professionals in Chapel Hill earn a median salary of $44,900 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,917 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 62% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Chapel Hill


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

Law Programs Offered In Chapel Hill


Chapel Hill's law school offers one law degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Chapel Hill


Approximately 237 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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