Law Schools
In Yankton, South Dakota

In Yankton, there is only one law school 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 Yankton, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Yankton Vs. South Dakota Law Employment

Yankton 980
South Dakota 5,250

Of the 5,250 law professionals employed in South Dakota, 980 work in Yankton. There has been a 12% decline in the number of law professionals in Yankton between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Yankton has decreased, overall employment in Yankton has also decreased.

Yankton Vs. South Dakota Law employment growth

4,450 4,540 4,980 5,280 5,250
1,110 880 1,130 No data 980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Yankton

Law VS. All professions salaries in Yankton

$37,900 $33,318 $40,810 No data $38,556
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Yankton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Yankton

As the number of law professionals in Yankton has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,556 per year was earned by law professionals in Yankton. The average salary for law professionals in Yankton was $37,900 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Yankton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Yankton

10th percentile
$28,830
25th percentile
$32,506
50th percentile
$36,768
75th percentile
$42,354
90th percentile
$51,406

Law professionals in Yankton earn a median salary of $36,768 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,830 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $51,406 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Yankton

Criminology
$0
Homeland Security
$28,070
Paralegal
$28,845
Criminal Justice
$32,007
Law
$38,556
Forensic Accounting
$51,600
Public Administration
$68,333

Law professional salaries in Yankton are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Yankton

1

There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Yankton's law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Yankton

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Yankton's law schools offer 3 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Yankton

associate
2
bachelor
12
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total14

Approximately 14 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Yankton, South Dakota

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