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Law Schools
In South Portland, Maine

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


Professional Trends

South Portland Vs. Maine Law Employment

South Portland 2,960
Maine 8,250

Of the 8,250 law professionals employed in Maine, 2,960 work in South Portland. The number of law professionals in South Portland has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for law professionals in South Portland has increased, overall employment in South Portland has also increased.

South Portland Vs. Maine Law employment growth

8,020 8,570 8,780 8,600 8,250
2,910 3,030 3,240 3,090 2,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: South Portland

Law VS. All professions salaries in South Portland

$51,207 $53,013 $48,118 $49,786 $52,394
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in South Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Portland

In South Portland, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 South Portland law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,394. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in South Portland made an average salary of $51,207 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in South Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in South Portland

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South Portland law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,864. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,264 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 81% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in South Portland

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration
Court Reporter

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in South Portland


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

Law Programs Offered In South Portland


There is one degree and certificate program in law offered by South Portland's law school.

Student Completed Law Degrees In South Portland


Approximately 41 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in South Portland, Maine

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