Law Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

There are 4 law schools in Lafayette for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Lafayette, 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

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Law Employment

Lafayette 2,120
Louisiana 33,630

Exactly 2,120 of Louisiana's 33,630 law professionals work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lafayette, there has been a 5% growth in the number of law professionals. As the number of law professionals in Lafayette has increased, overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Law employment growth

26,440 30,550 32,260 32,060 33,630
2,020 2,120 1,970 2,290 2,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Law VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$48,043 $50,675 $49,700 $47,616 $46,936
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

Salaries for law professionals in Lafayette have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,936 per year was earned by law professionals in Lafayette. The average salary for law professionals in Lafayette was $48,043 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Lafayette is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$30,200
25th percentile
$35,604
50th percentile
$44,216
75th percentile
$54,707
90th percentile
$72,737

Lafayette law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,216. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,200 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Court Reporter
$33,210
Criminal Justice
$36,994
Homeland Security
$37,830
Paralegal
$37,955
Criminology
$44,705
Forensic Accounting
$46,170
Law
$46,936
Public Administration
$214,510

Lafayette law professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Lafayette

4

Many of Lafayette's law professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Lafayette's law schools offer 4 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Lafayette

associate
28
bachelor
47
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total75

Approximately 75 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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