Law Schools
In Springfield, Missouri

In Springfield, there are 7 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Springfield, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Missouri Law Employment

Springfield 1,990
Missouri 39,780

Exactly 1,990 of the 39,780 law professionals employed in Missouri, work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Springfield has grown by 1%. As the number of law professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Missouri Law employment growth

36,270 37,050 36,240 38,630 39,780
1,970 2,120 1,970 2,010 1,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Law VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$43,996 $42,334 $43,713 $45,776 $61,744
$31,300 $32,220 $33,840 $34,490 $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $61,744 per year was earned by law professionals in Springfield. The average salary for law professionals in Springfield was $43,996 per year, four years earlier in 2006. 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

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Law professionals make a median salary of $59,329 per year in Springfield. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 100%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,943 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,072 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Springfield

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Criminal Justice
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On average law professionals in Springfield earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Springfield.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Springfield


There are 7 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Springfield's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Springfield


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Springfield's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 166 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Missouri

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