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Law Schools in West Des Moines, Iowa

There are five schools close to West Des Moines, IA offering law programs. 243 students graduated from programs at West Des Moines law schools in 2010. 142 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 55 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

347 students graduate from programs in this city in law, on average, every year. This accounts for around 47% of law students who schools in the state of Iowa graduate. More specifically, 15 students graduated with certificates in law, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 31 with a bachelor's level degree, and 142 with a doctorate level degree.

Five law schools are located in West Des Moines. And of these, while one school is public, four schools are private. Private law school tuition varies from $13,167 to $26,960.

Average tuition for law programs is $22,536. The highest tuition for law programs, which is $26,960 every year, is at Drake University, while the lowest tuition in West Des Moines is at the AIB College of Business.

Law schools in West Des Moines offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and doctoral degrees. 142 of all master's level undergraduate level law law students at the master's level in law pursued doctoral level degrees, while in 2010, no law students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level.

Law Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in West Des Moines, Iowa

347 students graduate from programs in this city in law, on average, every year. This accounts for around 47% of law students who schools in the state of Iowa graduate. More specifically, 15 students graduated with certificates in law, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 31 with a bachelor's level degree, and 142 with a doctorate level degree.

Law Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in West Des Moines, Iowa

  • Certificate 2006: 69
  • Certificate 2007: 59
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 15
  • Associate 2006: 37
  • Associate 2007: 49
  • Associate 2008: 136
  • Associate 2009: 56
  • Associate 2010: 55
  • Bachelor 2006: 34
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 48
  • Bachelor 2009: 26
  • Bachelor 2010: 31
  • Doctorate 2006: 158
  • Doctorate 2007: 156
  • Doctorate 2008: 258
  • Doctorate 2009: 135
  • Doctorate 2010: 142

Law Program Availability in West Des Moines, Iowa

Schools in West Des Moines offer a total of eight law programs. Of these programs, about 37.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the doctoral level.

Law Program Availability in West Des Moines, Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37110
  • 25th Percentile: 41630
  • Median: 48490
  • 75th Percentile: 55350
  • 90th Percentile: 62580

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Judicial Law Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 28100
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46050
  • 25th Percentile: 52270
  • Median: 65380
  • 75th Percentile: 91740
  • 90th Percentile: 112500

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61260
  • 25th Percentile: 82270
  • Median: 108330
  • 75th Percentile: 149970
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27450
  • 25th Percentile: 31040
  • Median: 39100
  • 75th Percentile: 40490
  • 90th Percentile: 44390

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26990
  • 25th Percentile: 33070
  • Median: 42460
  • 75th Percentile: 49960
  • 90th Percentile: 56290

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38720
  • 25th Percentile: 44340
  • Median: 53710
  • 75th Percentile: 60000
  • 90th Percentile: 64690

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46520
  • Median Salary 2007: 49060
  • Median Salary 2008: 47220
  • Median Salary 2009: 46860
  • Median Salary 2010: 48490
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

Judicial Law Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25150
  • Median Salary 2007: 27060
  • Median Salary 2008: 26230
  • Median Salary 2009: 27120
  • Median Salary 2010: 28100
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 95
  • Total Employed 2010: 75

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55350
  • Median Salary 2007: 58630
  • Median Salary 2008: 63990
  • Median Salary 2009: 65970
  • Median Salary 2010: 65380
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 93050
  • Median Salary 2007: 95760
  • Median Salary 2008: 94690
  • Median Salary 2009: 104730
  • Median Salary 2010: 108330
  • Total Employed 2006: 1260
  • Total Employed 2007: 1270
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 1390
  • Total Employed 2010: 1410

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32445
  • Median Salary 2007: 33860
  • Median Salary 2008: 33220
  • Median Salary 2009: 33640
  • Median Salary 2010: 39100
  • Total Employed 2006: 345
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32220
  • Median Salary 2007: 36290
  • Median Salary 2008: 36130
  • Median Salary 2009: 39430
  • Median Salary 2010: 42460
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 600
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48800
  • Median Salary 2007: 51240
  • Median Salary 2008: 53660
  • Median Salary 2009: 54360
  • Median Salary 2010: 53710
  • Total Employed 2006: 1100
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 900
  • Total Employed 2009: 970
  • Total Employed 2010: 1030

West Des Moines vs Iowa Law Employment

West Des Moines vs Iowa Law Employment

  • Employed in West Des Moines: 26.673% (3905)

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1. The AIB College of Business

2500 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321-1799
(515) 244-4221

2. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

3. Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
(515) 271-2011

4. Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800

5. Kaplan University - Des Moines

4655 121st Street
Urbandale, IA 50323
(515) 727-2100