Law Schools
In Denver, Colorado

In Denver, there are 10 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Denver, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Law Employment

Denver 23,310
Colorado 37,700

Exactly 23,310 of the 37,700 law professionals employed in Colorado, work in Denver. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Denver has grown by 13%. Overall employment in Denver has also increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Law employment growth

33,650 34,580 35,580 38,140 37,700
20,620 21,310 21,920 23,750 23,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Law VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$64,492 $65,609 $68,963 $69,908 $68,499
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

Salaries for law professionals in Denver have increased. Denver law professionals made $68,499 per year, on average, in 2010. Law professionals in Denver made a yearly average salary of $64,492, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Denver.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Denver

10th percentile
$45,915
25th percentile
$54,243
50th percentile
$66,193
75th percentile
$69,872
90th percentile
$82,286

Law professionals make a median salary of $66,193 per year in Denver. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,915 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,286 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Denver

Homeland Security
$48,647
Criminal Justice
$50,860
Paralegal
$51,630
Forensic Science
$57,250
Forensic Accounting
$66,943
Criminology
$68,075
Law
$68,499
Court Reporter
$82,970
Public Administration
$97,725

On average law professional salaries in Denver are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Denver

10

There are 10 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Denver's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Denver

associate
2
bachelor
7
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total16

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Denver's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Denver

associate
10
bachelor
220
master
137
doctor
339
Certificate
23
Total729

Approximately 729 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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