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Law Schools
In Des Plaines, Illinois

There is only one law school in Des Plaines for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Des Plaines, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Law Employment

Des Plaines 67,600
Illinois 92,230

Exactly 67,600 of Illinois' 92,230 law professionals work in Des Plaines. The number of law professionals in Des Plaines has grown by 40% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Des Plaines has also increased.

Des Plaines Vs. Illinois Law employment growth

93,880 99,570 95,040 92,750 92,230
48,220 72,210 69,580 67,800 67,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Des Plaines

Law VS. All professions salaries in Des Plaines

$77,483 $65,941 $68,687 $81,545 $79,576
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Des Plaines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Plaines

Salaries for law professionals in Des Plaines have increased. Des Plaines law professionals made $79,576 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for law professionals in Des Plaines was $77,483 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Des Plaines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Des Plaines

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Des Plaines law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $66,785. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,912 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,744 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Des Plaines

Forensic Science
Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Court Reporter
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Des Plaines law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Des Plaines


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

Law Programs Offered In Des Plaines


Des Plaines' law schools offer 2 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Des Plaines


In 2010 approximately 29 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Des Plaines, Illinois

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