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Law Schools
In Chesapeake, Virginia

The city of Chesapeake has 2 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Chesapeake, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the law associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Chesapeake Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Chesapeake 10,200
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 10,200 of the 51,010 law professionals employed in Virginia, work in Chesapeake. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Chesapeake has grown by 10%. Overall employment in Chesapeake has also increased.

Chesapeake Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
9,300 9,390 9,910 9,920 10,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chesapeake

Law VS. All professions salaries in Chesapeake

$54,788 $56,564 $58,666 $58,595 $55,694
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Chesapeake
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chesapeake

As the number of law professionals in Chesapeake has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,694 per year was earned by law professionals in Chesapeake. Law professionals in Chesapeake made a yearly average salary of $54,788, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Chesapeake is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Chesapeake

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Law professionals in Chesapeake make a median yearly salary of $49,499. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,896 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Chesapeake

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Science
Court Reporter
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

On average law professional salaries in Chesapeake are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Chesapeake


Many of Chesapeake's law professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Chesapeake


Chesapeake's law schools offer 2 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Chesapeake


Approximately 11 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Chesapeake, Virginia

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