Massachusetts Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Massachusetts

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Boston, Taunton and Framingham
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Haverhill, Barnstable and Leominster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Lawyers in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Framingham, Boston and Barnstable

Schools for Lawyers in Massachusetts are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Massachusetts

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More Massachusetts Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Boston College Chestnut Hill Doctorate & First Professional 14,621
Boston University Boston Doctorate & First Professional 32,053
Harvard University Cambridge Doctorate 25,690
Massachusetts School of Law Andover First-professional 636
New England Law-Boston Boston First-professional 1,103
Northeastern University Boston Doctorate & First Professional 24,434
Southern New England School of Law North Dartmouth First-professional 256
Suffolk University Boston Doctorate 9,103
Western New England College Springfield Doctorate 3,657

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lawyers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Leominster 110 $70430 0.5
Gardner 110 $70430 0.5
New Bedford 120 $0 0.44
Pittsfield 100 $96260 0.57
Barnstable Town 230 $75210 0.51
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