Law Schools
In Kansas City, Kansas

The city of Kansas City has only one school where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Kansas City, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Kansas Law Employment

Kansas City 16,120
Kansas 17,300

Exactly 16,120 of Kansas' 17,300 law professionals work in Kansas City. There has been a 2% growth in the number of law professionals in Kansas City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Kansas City has increased, overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Kansas Law employment growth

16,150 15,880 16,680 17,000 17,300
15,780 16,180 15,890 15,810 16,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Law VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$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 Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of law professionals in Kansas City has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 law professionals in Kansas City reportedly earned an average salary of $61,320 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Kansas City was $60,386 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Kansas City

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 Kansas City. 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 Kansas City

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

Kansas City law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Kansas City

1

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

Law Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Kansas City's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Kansas City

associate
13
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

Approximately 13 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Kansas

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