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Law Schools
In Wheeling, West Virginia

There are 3 law schools in Wheeling for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Wheeling, which encompasses law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Wheeling Vs. West Virginia Law Employment

Wheeling 790
West Virginia 11,030

Exactly 790 of the 11,030 law professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Wheeling. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wheeling, there has been a 18% growth in the number of law professionals. Overall employment in Wheeling has also increased.

Wheeling Vs. West Virginia Law employment growth

10,820 10,560 10,740 10,570 11,030
670 680 640 800 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Wheeling

Law VS. All professions salaries in Wheeling

$42,938 $42,888 $43,718 $43,214 $45,562
$31,310 $31,480 $32,460 $32,750 $33,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Wheeling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wheeling

In Wheeling, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 Wheeling law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,562. The average salary for law professionals in Wheeling was $42,938 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Wheeling is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Wheeling

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Law professionals in Wheeling make a median yearly salary of $39,674. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 204%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,984 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,976 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Wheeling

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Criminal Justice
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Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Wheeling


There are 3 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Wheeling's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Wheeling


Wheeling's law schools offer 6 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Wheeling


In 2010 approximately 76 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Wheeling, West Virginia

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