Law Schools
In Mitchell, South Dakota

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

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Professional Trends

Mitchell Vs. South Dakota Law Employment

Mitchell 980
South Dakota 5,250

Exactly 980 of South Dakota's 5,250 law professionals work in Mitchell. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Mitchell has shrunk by 12%. As the employment for law professionals in Mitchell has decreased, overall employment in Mitchell has also decreased.

Mitchell Vs. South Dakota Law employment growth

4,450 4,540 4,980 5,280 5,250
1,110 880 1,130 No data 980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Mitchell

Law VS. All professions salaries in Mitchell

$37,900 $33,318 $40,810 No data $38,556
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Mitchell
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mitchell

In Mitchell, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Mitchell reportedly earned an average salary of $38,556 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Mitchell made an average salary of $37,900 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Mitchell.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Mitchell

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Law professionals in Mitchell make a median yearly salary of $36,768. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 78%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,830 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $51,406 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Mitchell

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Law professional salaries in Mitchell are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Mitchell


Many of Mitchell's law professionals are graduates of the only accredited law school in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Mitchell


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Mitchell's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Mitchell


In 2010 approximately 6 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Mitchell, South Dakota

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