Law Schools In Nevada

Law classes faculty can choose to work at one of 14 accredited law schools in Nevada. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Nevada, 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


Schools

  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

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  2. Everest College-Henderson

    170 North Stephaine Suite 145, Henderson, Nevada 89074

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  3. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

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  4. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

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  5. Great Basin College

    1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801

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  6. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

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  7. Western Nevada College

    2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, Nevada 89703-7399

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  8. Kaplan College-Las Vegas Campus

    3535 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

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  9. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus

    7455 W Washington Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89128-4340

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  10. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson

    168 N Gibson Rd, Henderson, Nevada 89014

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  11. Nevada State College

    1125 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89002

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  12. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

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  13. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Las Vegas

    3825 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 600, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Law Employment

Nevada 15,940
National 2,096,250

Approximately 1% of the country's law professionals work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Nevada

16,290 16,510 15,200 15,420 15,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, law is a shrinking field. In Nevada, 350 less law professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nevada, this field has shrunk by 2% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Nevada

$66,632 $65,484 $67,258 $64,332 $73,119
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of law professionals is declining, the salaries paid to law professionals are increasing in Nevada. Law professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $66,632 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $73,119 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Nevada

10th percentile
$46,763
25th percentile
$58,899
50th percentile
$71,641
75th percentile
$78,805
90th percentile
$86,686

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 40% pay differential between the highest paid law professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of law in Nevada.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Nevada

Court Reporter
$50,350
Criminal Justice
$53,167
Criminology
$68,760
Forensic Accounting
$58,885
Homeland Security
$48,817
Law
$73,119
Paralegal
$48,855
Public Administration
$95,975

In Nevada, law professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
19
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
9
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The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited law schools in Nevada is increasing. In 2006 there were 667 law graduates from law courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 716 graduates.

This represents a 7% increase in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. 49% of these graduates received a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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