Law Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

The city of Lexington has 3 schools where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Lexington, which includes law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Law Employment

Lexington 3,280
Kentucky 25,620

Of the 25,620 law professionals employed in Kentucky, 3,280 work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 21% growth in the number of law professionals. Overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Law employment growth

18,030 20,650 21,630 23,190 25,620
2,700 2,880 3,120 3,040 3,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Law VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$47,877 $44,463 $45,184 $46,923 $47,496
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

Salaries for law professionals in Lexington have decreased. In 2010 Lexington law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $47,496. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Lexington was $47,877 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Lexington

10th percentile
$28,168
25th percentile
$34,021
50th percentile
$43,539
75th percentile
$57,460
90th percentile
$56,717

Law professionals make a median salary of $43,539 per year in Lexington. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,168 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $56,717 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Lexington

Criminal Justice
$36,785
Homeland Security
$40,987
Paralegal
$41,045
Law
$47,496
Forensic Accounting
$53,310
Criminology
$70,460
Public Administration
$169,700

On average law professional salaries in Lexington are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Lexington

3

Many of Lexington's law professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Lexington

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Lexington

associate
18
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
121
Certificate
0
Total143

Approximately 143 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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