Law Schools
In Lincoln, Nebraska

In Lincoln, there are 5 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Lincoln, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Law Employment

Lincoln 1,480
Nebraska 8,620

Exactly 1,480 of the 8,620 law professionals employed in Nebraska, work in Lincoln. There has been a 118% growth in the number of law professionals in Lincoln between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Lincoln has increased, overall employment in Lincoln has decreased.

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Law employment growth

9,240 9,320 9,320 8,930 8,620
680 1,500 1,080 950 1,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Law VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$54,013 $53,430 $56,325 $58,387 $50,677
$35,110 $35,970 $37,060 $37,730 $39,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

In Lincoln, salaries for law professionals have decreased. In 2010 law professionals in Lincoln reportedly earned an average salary of $50,677 per year. The average salary for law professionals in Lincoln was $54,013 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Lincoln is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Lincoln

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Law professionals in Lincoln earn a median salary of $46,947 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,168 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 65% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Lincoln

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Law professional salaries in Lincoln are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Lincoln


There are 5 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Lincoln's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Lincoln


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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Lincoln


In 2010 approximately 260 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Nebraska

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