Law Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 4 law schools in Las Vegas. The trends in Las Vegas' law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Law Employment

Las Vegas 7,430
Nevada 15,940

Of the 15,940 law professionals employed in Nevada, 7,430 work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk by 7%. Overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Law employment growth

16,290 16,510 15,200 15,420 15,940
8,030 10,610 9,440 6,490 7,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Law VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$71,215 $72,679 $73,456 $70,558 $68,156
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

As the number of law professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,156 per year was earned by law professionals in Las Vegas. The average salary for law professionals in Las Vegas was $71,215 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Las Vegas is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Las Vegas

10th percentile
$45,476
25th percentile
$53,234
50th percentile
$64,751
75th percentile
$81,404
90th percentile
$80,247

Law professionals make a median salary of $64,751 per year in Las Vegas. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,476 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 76% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

Court Reporter
$46,750
Paralegal
$48,445
Homeland Security
$49,247
Criminal Justice
$52,646
Forensic Accounting
$57,535
Law
$68,156
Criminology
$78,200
Public Administration
$111,217

On average law professionals in Las Vegas earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Las Vegas.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Las Vegas

4

There are 4 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Las Vegas' law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Las Vegas

associate
6
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total11

There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Las Vegas' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Las Vegas

associate
107
bachelor
241
master
15
doctor
145
Certificate
0
Total508

In 2010 approximately 508 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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