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Law Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 13 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 Pittsburgh, which encompasses law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Law Employment

Pittsburgh 16,170
Pennsylvania 82,610

Of the 82,610 law professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 16,170 work in Pittsburgh. The number of law professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Law employment growth

79,530 81,720 83,560 84,250 82,610
15,020 16,660 16,500 16,500 16,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Law VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$51,563 $52,204 $56,635 $61,289 $63,675
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for law professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. Pittsburgh law professionals made $63,675 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $51,563 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Pittsburgh

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Law professionals make a median salary of $59,730 per year in Pittsburgh. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,282 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,893 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Court Reporter
Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Pittsburgh


There are 13 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 37 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Pittsburgh's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Pittsburgh


Approximately 1,013 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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