Law Schools
In Independence, Missouri

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in Independence. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Independence, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Missouri Law Employment

Independence 16,120
Missouri 39,780

Exactly 16,120 of the 39,780 law professionals employed in Missouri, work in Independence. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Independence has grown by 2%. Overall employment in Independence has also increased.

Independence Vs. Missouri Law employment growth

36,270 37,050 36,240 38,630 39,780
15,780 16,180 15,890 15,810 16,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Law VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$60,386 $60,352 $63,356 $62,726 $61,320
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

In Independence, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 Independence law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,320. The average salary for law professionals in Independence was $60,386 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Independence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Independence

10th percentile
$31,348
25th percentile
$40,044
50th percentile
$60,423
75th percentile
$77,304
90th percentile
$80,278

Law professionals make a median salary of $60,423 per year in Independence. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 156%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,348 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,278 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Independence

Homeland Security
$42,300
Criminal Justice
$43,064
Paralegal
$44,275
Court Reporter
$51,640
Forensic Science
$53,210
Criminology
$53,255
Forensic Accounting
$57,497
Law
$61,320
Public Administration
$87,913

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Independence

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Independence

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Independence's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Independence

associate
13
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
179
Total194

Approximately 194 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Independence, Missouri

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