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Law Schools
In Oakland, California

Law faculty can choose to work at only one law school in Oakland. The trends in Oakland's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Law Employment

Oakland 13,460
California 245,260

Exactly 13,460 of California's 245,260 law professionals work in Oakland. There has been a 6% growth in the number of law professionals in Oakland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Oakland has increased, overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland 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: Oakland

Law VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$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 Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

As the number of law professionals in Oakland has grown, salaries for law professionals have decreased. Oakland law professionals made $78,916 per year, on average, in 2010. Law professionals in Oakland made a yearly average salary of $79,825, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Oakland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Oakland

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Law professionals make a median salary of $77,624 per year in Oakland. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 75%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $51,410 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,153 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Oakland

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Criminal Justice
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Law professional salaries in Oakland are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Oakland


Many of Oakland's law professionals are graduates of the only accredited law school in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Oakland


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Oakland's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Oakland


Approximately 63 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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