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Fast Facts for Lawyers in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New York, Albany and Nassau
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Glens Falls, Utica and Elmira
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Albany

Salaries for Lawyers in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New York, Utica and Nassau

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Programs
  • AAS, Legal Studies
  • BS, Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
  • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
  • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
  • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
  • $59 million in grants and scholarships provided during the 2016-2017 award year.
Programs
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies
  • Undergraduate in Legal Studies

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Programs
  • AAS Paralegal Studies
  • Several campuses are designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media.
  • Scholarships and other financial aid opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Day, evening, and online classes are available for flexible schedule options.
  • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Founded 160 years ago, it is one of America’s premier private career colleges.
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Buffalo
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Programs
  • Advanced Paralegal Studies-AS
  • Mildred Elley has been a provider of quality higher education since 1917, where it was founded in the Capital District of New York.
  • We have 3 conveniently located campus locations in Albany, NY, NYC Metro, NY and Pittsfield, MA with online options as well.
  • Our campuses feature student-run massage therapy clinics at Albany, Pittsfield and New York City Metro campuses, and a cosmetology clinic at the Pittsfield campus.
  • We offer over 20 Degree and Certificate programs with classes in the day, evening, and weekends.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
  • We are dedicated to seeing our students succeed offering Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
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Albany
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Programs
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in International Legal Studies
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
Programs
  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • Does Justice Studies and Criminal Justice interest you? Study these subjects and earn your Bachelor or Master of Science degree from Grand Canyon University!
  • Pursue or expand on your career in law enforcement, government, social work, or political science.
  • Convenience: Bachelor's courses can be completed online, on campus, or a combination of both! Master's courses can be completed online!
  • Earlier Graduation: Our 4-credit courses allow you to complete your degree program in less time.
  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours. 
  • Quality: Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and is regionally accredited. Speak to an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
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  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.

More New York Law Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Albany
Doctorate
710
Brooklyn
First-professional
1,496
Flushing
First-professional
420
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
22,655
Ithaca
Doctorate & First Professional
19,800
Bronx
Doctorate & First Professional
14,448
Hempstead
Doctorate
12,490
Brookville
Doctorate
8,361
New York
Masters & First Professional
1,613
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
41,783
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
12,912
Queens
Doctorate
20,096
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
19,084
New York
Doctorate
17,129
Buffalo
Doctorate & First Professional
28,054
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
6,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Lawyers

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany 3220 $97,360
Schenectady 3220 $97,360
Troy 3220 $97,360
Ithaca 80 $106,110
Buffalo 2560 $91,730
Cheektowaga 2560 $91,730
Niagara Falls 2560 $91,730
Binghamton 260 $79,690
Elmira 70 $82,870
Glens Falls 130 $88,200
Kingston 160 $84,950
Rochester 1920 $90,430
Syracuse 1250 $82,330
Utica 360 $105,210
Rome 360 $105,210
Watertown 70 $80,990
Fort Drum 70 $80,990

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