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Law Schools
In East Lansing, Michigan

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in East Lansing. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in East Lansing, which includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Law Employment

East Lansing 2,880
Michigan 50,800

Of the 50,800 law professionals employed in Michigan, 2,880 work in East Lansing. Between 2006 and 2010, in East Lansing, there has been a 15% decline in the number of law professionals. Overall employment in East Lansing has increased.

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Law employment growth

53,250 52,740 53,710 50,840 50,800
3,400 3,440 3,130 2,970 2,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: East Lansing

Law VS. All professions salaries in East Lansing

$61,081 $65,054 $57,000 $54,860 $57,203
$40,730 $41,780 $42,660 $42,790 $43,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in East Lansing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in East Lansing

As the number of law professionals in East Lansing has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have also decreased. In 2010 East Lansing law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $57,203. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in East Lansing made an average salary of $61,081 per year. The decline in the salary of law professionals in East Lansing is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in East Lansing

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Law professionals in East Lansing make a median yearly salary of $54,677. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,603 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,836 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in East Lansing

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Criminal Justice
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Law professional salaries in East Lansing are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in East Lansing


Many of East Lansing's law professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In East Lansing


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in law offered by East Lansing's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In East Lansing


Approximately 234 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in East Lansing, Michigan

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