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Law Schools
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The city of Milwaukee has 5 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Milwaukee, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Law Employment

Milwaukee 11,420
Wisconsin 32,310

Of the 32,310 law professionals employed in Wisconsin, 11,420 work in Milwaukee. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Milwaukee has shrunk by 5%. Overall employment in Milwaukee has increased.

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Law employment growth

31,410 32,830 32,780 33,740 32,310
12,000 12,740 12,850 12,570 11,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Milwaukee

Law VS. All professions salaries in Milwaukee

$57,303 $59,090 $57,196 $56,164 $58,540
$40,030 $41,490 $42,980 $44,080 $45,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Milwaukee
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Milwaukee

In Milwaukee, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,540 per year was earned by law professionals in Milwaukee. Law professionals in Milwaukee made a yearly average salary of $57,303, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Milwaukee is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Milwaukee

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90th percentile

Law professionals make a median salary of $56,119 per year in Milwaukee. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 128%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,059 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,439 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Milwaukee

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Science
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

On average law professional salaries in Milwaukee are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Milwaukee


Many of Milwaukee's law professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Milwaukee


Milwaukee's law schools offer 11 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Milwaukee


Approximately 548 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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