Law Schools
In Topeka, Kansas

The city of Topeka has 2 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Topeka, 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
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Topeka Vs. Kansas Law Employment

Topeka 2,530
Kansas 17,300

Of the 17,300 law professionals employed in Kansas, 2,530 work in Topeka. There has been a 30% growth in the number of law professionals in Topeka between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Topeka has also increased.

Topeka Vs. Kansas Law employment growth

16,150 15,880 16,680 17,000 17,300
1,940 1,870 2,110 2,050 2,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Topeka

Law VS. All professions salaries in Topeka

$43,937 $53,757 $54,913 $53,031 $49,910
$35,320 $36,780 $37,980 $38,200 $38,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Topeka
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Topeka

As the number of law professionals in Topeka has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 law professionals in Topeka reportedly earned an average salary of $49,910 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Topeka made an average salary of $43,937 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Topeka is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Topeka

10th percentile
$34,314
25th percentile
$38,494
50th percentile
$44,125
75th percentile
$58,760
90th percentile
$71,702

Topeka law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,125. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,314 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,702 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Topeka

Paralegal
$32,650
Criminal Justice
$35,863
Homeland Security
$36,710
Criminology
$45,920
Forensic Science
$48,290
Court Reporter
$49,820
Law
$49,910
Forensic Accounting
$53,950
Public Administration
$86,150

Law professional salaries in Topeka are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Topeka

2

There are 2 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Topeka's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Topeka

associate
2
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Topeka's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Topeka

associate
12
bachelor
91
master
9
doctor
139
Certificate
10
Total261

In 2010 approximately 261 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Topeka, Kansas

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