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Law Schools
In Santa Cruz, California

In Santa Cruz, there is only one law school where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Santa Cruz, which includes law training at the law bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Santa Cruz Vs. California Law Employment

Santa Cruz 790
California 245,260

Of the 245,260 law professionals employed in California, 790 work in Santa Cruz. The number of law professionals in Santa Cruz has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Santa Cruz has also increased.

Santa Cruz Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
770 450 690 860 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Cruz

Law VS. All professions salaries in Santa Cruz

$73,983 $78,653 $77,610 $78,770 $78,170
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Santa Cruz
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Cruz

Salaries for law professionals in Santa Cruz have increased. Santa Cruz law professionals made $78,170 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for law professionals in Santa Cruz was $73,983 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Santa Cruz is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Santa Cruz

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Law professionals in Santa Cruz make a median yearly salary of $77,222. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $56,068 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 43% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Santa Cruz

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Santa Cruz


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

Law Programs Offered In Santa Cruz


There is one degree and certificate program in law offered by Santa Cruz's law school.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Santa Cruz


In 2010 approximately 64 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Santa Cruz, California

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