Law Schools In Wyoming

There are 8 accredited law schools in Wyoming for faculty who teach law classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Wyoming, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Schools

  1. Casper College

    125 College Dr, Casper, Wyoming 82601-4699

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  2. Central Wyoming College

    2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

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  3. Eastern Wyoming College

    3200 West C St, Torrington, Wyoming 82240-1699

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  4. Laramie County Community College

    1400 E College Dr, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007-3299

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  5. Northwest College in Powell

    231 W 6th St, Powell, Wyoming 82435

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  6. Sheridan College

    3059 S Coffeen Ave, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

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  7. Western Wyoming Community College

    2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902-0428

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  8. University of Wyoming

    Corner of Ninth and Ivinson, Laramie, Wyoming 82071

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wyoming Vs. National Law Employment

Wyoming 3,920
National 2,096,250

Of all of the law professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Wyoming.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Wyoming

3,260 3,520 3,780 3,950 3,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Law is a growing field in Wyoming. There were 660 more law professionals working in Wyoming in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wyoming, this field has grown by 20% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for law professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of law professionals working around the nation.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Wyoming

$44,706 $39,869 $50,922 $52,763 $55,687
$39,030 $40,775 $42,169 $45,101 $46,923
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to law professionals are growing in Wyoming. Law professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $44,706 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,687 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Wyoming

10th percentile
$34,593
25th percentile
$42,537
50th percentile
$54,877
75th percentile
$66,614
90th percentile
$80,941

This represents a 20% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of law, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid law professionals earning 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Wyoming state.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Wyoming

Criminal Justice
$44,644
Criminology
$58,005
Forensic Accounting
$59,497
Forensic Science
$52,420
Homeland Security
$45,363
Law
$55,687
Paralegal
$36,435
Public Administration
$78,103

In Wyoming, law professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wyoming

associate
15
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total21

As the number of law professionals is increasing in Wyoming state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited law schools in Wyoming state is decreasing. In 2006, 265 students graduated from law courses in Wyoming. And in 2010, 239 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Wyoming by 10%. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Wyoming

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