Law Schools
In Fort Smith, Arkansas

The city of Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Law Employment

Fort Smith 1,430
Arkansas 15,370

Exactly 1,430 of Arkansas' 15,370 law professionals work in Fort Smith. There has been a 2% growth in the number of law professionals in Fort Smith between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Fort Smith has increased, overall employment in Fort Smith has also increased.

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Law employment growth

14,600 14,720 14,440 13,360 15,370
1,400 1,130 1,260 1,350 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Smith

Law VS. All professions salaries in Fort Smith

$41,066 $49,222 $48,902 $49,147 $43,805
$29,870 $31,180 $32,580 $33,030 $33,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Fort Smith
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Smith

Salaries for law professionals in Fort Smith have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Fort Smith reportedly earned an average salary of $43,805 per year. The average salary for law professionals in Fort Smith was $41,066 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Smith.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Fort Smith

10th percentile
$24,758
25th percentile
$29,297
50th percentile
$37,257
75th percentile
$56,245
90th percentile
$71,807

Law professionals in Fort Smith earn a median salary of $37,257 per year. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 190%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,758 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,807 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Fort Smith

Paralegal
$31,650
Criminal Justice
$34,110
Homeland Security
$37,190
Forensic Accounting
$41,065
Law
$43,805
Criminology
$54,980
Public Administration
$81,580

On average law professionals in Fort Smith earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Fort Smith.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Fort Smith

1

There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Fort Smith's law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Fort Smith

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Fort Smith's law schools offer 3 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Fort Smith

associate
13
bachelor
13
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total26

In 2010 approximately 26 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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