Law Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

The city of Kansas City has 9 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Kansas City, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Law Employment

Kansas City 16,120
Missouri 39,780

Exactly 16,120 of Missouri's 39,780 law professionals work in Kansas City. The number of law professionals in Kansas City has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Law employment growth

36,270 37,050 36,240 38,630 39,780
15,780 16,180 15,890 15,810 16,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Law VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$60,386 $60,352 $63,356 $62,726 $61,320
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of law professionals in Kansas City has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. In 2010 Kansas City law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,320. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Kansas City made an average salary of $60,386 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Kansas City

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Law professionals in Kansas City make a median yearly salary of $60,423. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 156%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,348 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,278 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Kansas City

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

On average law professional salaries in Kansas City are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Kansas City


Many of Kansas City's law professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Kansas City


There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Kansas City's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Kansas City


Approximately 408 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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