Law Schools
In Palm Desert, California

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

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Law Employment

Palm Desert 13,030
California 245,260

Exactly 13,030 of California's 245,260 law professionals work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palm Desert, there has been a 14% growth in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
11,420 11,650 11,410 11,820 13,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Law VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$74,959 $75,577 $71,573 $73,670 $76,818
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

As the number of law professionals in Palm Desert has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,818 per year was earned by law professionals in Palm Desert. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Palm Desert was $74,959 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Palm Desert

10th percentile
$48,567
25th percentile
$60,098
50th percentile
$73,882
75th percentile
$89,908
90th percentile
$93,430

Law professionals in Palm Desert earn a median salary of $73,882 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,567 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 92% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Homeland Security
$47,540
Paralegal
$50,810
Criminal Justice
$59,433
Forensic Accounting
$61,935
Law
$76,818
Criminology
$81,895
Public Administration
$93,885

On average law professional salaries in Palm Desert are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Palm Desert

1

Many of Palm Desert's law professionals are graduates of the only accredited law school in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Palm Desert

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Palm Desert's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Palm Desert

associate
22
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total29

Approximately 29 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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