Law Schools
In Sioux Falls, South Dakota

The city of Sioux Falls has 6 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Sioux Falls, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law


Professional Trends

Sioux Falls Vs. South Dakota Law Employment

Sioux Falls 850
South Dakota 5,250

Exactly 850 of South Dakota's 5,250 law professionals work in Sioux Falls. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Sioux Falls has grown by 47%. As the number of law professionals in Sioux Falls has increased, overall employment in Sioux Falls has also increased.

Sioux Falls Vs. South Dakota Law employment growth

4,450 4,540 4,980 5,280 5,250
580 950 1,100 880 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Sioux Falls

Law VS. All professions salaries in Sioux Falls

$47,433 $49,428 $46,863 $48,432 $45,015
$32,870 $34,140 $35,420 $35,840 $36,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Sioux Falls
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sioux Falls

As the number of law professionals in Sioux Falls has grown, salaries for law professionals have decreased. In 2010 law professionals in Sioux Falls reportedly earned an average salary of $45,015 per year. The average salary for law professionals in Sioux Falls was $47,433 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Sioux Falls is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Sioux Falls

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Law professionals make a median salary of $40,792 per year in Sioux Falls. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 105%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,655 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,975 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Sioux Falls

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Criminal Justice
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On average law professionals in Sioux Falls earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Sioux Falls.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Sioux Falls


Many of Sioux Falls' law professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Sioux Falls


Sioux Falls' law schools offer 9 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Sioux Falls


In 2010 approximately 112 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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