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Law Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 3 law schools in Grand Rapids. The trends in Grand Rapids' law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Law Employment

Grand Rapids 3,760
Michigan 50,800

Exactly 3,760 of the 50,800 law professionals employed in Michigan, work in Grand Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Grand Rapids has grown by 11%. As the number of law professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Law employment growth

53,250 52,740 53,710 50,840 50,800
3,400 3,970 3,910 3,500 3,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Law VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$66,312 $63,160 $64,290 $63,304 $70,406
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

Salaries for law professionals in Grand Rapids have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $70,406 per year was earned by law professionals in Grand Rapids. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Grand Rapids was $66,312 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Grand Rapids

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Law professionals make a median salary of $65,699 per year in Grand Rapids. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,087 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,084 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

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Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
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Public Administration

On average law professionals in Grand Rapids earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Grand Rapids.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Grand Rapids


There are 3 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Grand Rapids' law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Grand Rapids' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Grand Rapids


In 2010 approximately 176 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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