Law Schools
In Springfield, Illinois

In Springfield, there are 3 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Springfield, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Illinois Law Employment

Springfield 1,760
Illinois 92,230

Of the 92,230 law professionals employed in Illinois, 1,760 work in Springfield. There has been a 43% growth in the number of law professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Illinois Law employment growth

93,880 99,570 95,040 92,750 92,230
1,230 1,730 1,750 1,300 1,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Law VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$50,128 $54,617 $56,788 $61,855 $59,068
$38,260 $40,150 $41,300 $42,900 $44,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

As the number of law professionals in Springfield has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $59,068 per year was earned by law professionals in Springfield. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Springfield was $50,128 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Springfield is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$33,915
25th percentile
$41,935
50th percentile
$53,728
75th percentile
$71,675
90th percentile
$80,120

Law professionals make a median salary of $53,728 per year in Springfield. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,915 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 136% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Springfield

Paralegal
$46,525
Criminal Justice
$50,895
Homeland Security
$51,000
Law
$59,068
Forensic Accounting
$65,533
Forensic Science
$71,040
Public Administration
$74,497
Criminology
$75,050

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Springfield

3

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

Law Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total8

Springfield's law schools offer 8 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Springfield

associate
5
bachelor
48
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total72

In 2010 approximately 72 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Illinois

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