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Law Schools
In Sumter, South Carolina

There are 2 law schools in Sumter for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Sumter, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sumter Vs. South Carolina Law Employment

Sumter 120
South Carolina 25,880

Exactly 120 of the 25,880 law professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Sumter. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Sumter has shrunk by 14%. Overall employment in Sumter has increased.

Sumter Vs. South Carolina Law employment growth

25,420 25,700 25,430 25,630 25,880
140 150 150 120 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Sumter

Law VS. All professions salaries in Sumter

$71,360 $61,290 $63,175 $56,830 $62,365
$29,910 $30,280 $31,550 $33,180 $33,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Sumter
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sumter

As the number of law professionals in Sumter has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have also decreased. Sumter law professionals made $62,365 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Sumter was $71,360 per year. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Sumter is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Sumter

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90th percentile

Law professionals make a median salary of $48,160 per year in Sumter. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Sumter

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Sumter


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

Law Programs Offered In Sumter


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Sumter's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Sumter


Approximately 36 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Sumter, South Carolina

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