Salem has a general population of 2,006 and an overall student population of 751. Approximately 751 of Salem's students are enrolled in schools that offer law programs.
The largest law school in Salem, by student population, is Salem International University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Law program at Salem International University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a law degree from one of Salem's law schools. If you decide to attend a law school in Salem, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,280.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,700 for law related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Salem-based law schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,680.
Many law graduates choose to work as law professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,060 law professionals working in West Virginia and 630 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of law professionals is expected to increase by 3% in Salem. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for law professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a law professional in Salem is $33,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for law professionals.
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