Law Schools
In Merrillville, Indiana

The city of Merrillville has 3 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Merrillville, 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

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Law Employment

Merrillville 3,620
Indiana 31,150

Exactly 3,620 of Indiana's 31,150 law professionals work in Merrillville. The number of law professionals in Merrillville has grown by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of law professionals in Merrillville has increased, overall employment in Merrillville has also increased.

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Law employment growth

28,830 31,620 32,680 31,770 31,150
3,250 4,020 4,150 3,930 3,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Merrillville

Law VS. All professions salaries in Merrillville

$45,978 $48,718 $50,536 $50,463 $45,894
$35,520 $37,010 $38,530 $38,920 $39,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Merrillville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Merrillville

In Merrillville, salaries for law professionals have decreased. In 2010 law professionals in Merrillville reportedly earned an average salary of $45,894 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Merrillville made an average salary of $45,978 per year. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Merrillville is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Merrillville

10th percentile
$28,987
25th percentile
$35,048
50th percentile
$44,160
75th percentile
$55,932
90th percentile
$65,119

Merrillville law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,160. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 125%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,987 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,119 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Merrillville

Paralegal
$30,945
Court Reporter
$36,400
Criminal Justice
$38,010
Homeland Security
$41,597
Law
$45,894
Forensic Science
$46,110
Forensic Accounting
$55,747
Criminology
$56,720
Public Administration
$96,930

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Merrillville

3

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

Law Programs Offered In Merrillville

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Merrillville

associate
34
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total40

In 2010 approximately 40 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Merrillville, Indiana

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