Law Schools In Montana

In Montana, there are 8 accredited schools where law classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law training in Montana, which includes law training at the following levels:

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


  1. Blackfeet Community College

    Highway 2 & 89, Browning, Montana 59417-0819

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  2. Dawson Community College

    300 College Dr, Glendive, Montana 59330

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  3. Montana State University-Billings

    1500 University Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-0298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Fort Belknap College

    269 Blackfeet Avenue Agency, Harlem, Montana 59526-0159

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Great Falls

    1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology

    1115 N Roberts Street, Helena, Montana 59601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Law Employment

Montana 7,610
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Montana

5,820 6,640 6,900 7,130 7,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of law is growing. In Montana, 1,790 more law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of law professionals has grown by 31%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of law professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of law professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$41,887 $37,888 $41,761 $44,378 $44,692
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of law professionals is growing, the salaries paid to law professionals are increasing in Montana. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $41,887 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,692 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Montana

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Thus, law professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Montana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of law. The pay differential between the highest paid law professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 136%

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Montana

Court Reporter
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Science
Homeland Security
Public Administration

In Montana, law professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law programs available for each degree type for all schools in Montana


As the number of law professionals is increasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited law schools in Montana state is decreasing. In 2006, 154 students graduated from law courses in Montana. And in 2010, 145 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Montana by 6%. 41% of these graduates received a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Montana

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