New York Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in New York

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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

Schools for Lawyers in New York are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in New York

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More New York Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Albany Law School Albany Doctorate 710
Brooklyn Law School Brooklyn First-professional 1,496
CUNY School of Law at Queens College Flushing First-professional 420
Columbia University in the City of New York New York Doctorate & First Professional 22,655
Cornell University Ithaca Doctorate & First Professional 19,800
Fordham University Bronx Doctorate & First Professional 14,448
Hofstra University Hempstead Doctorate 12,490
Long Island University-C W Post Campus Brookville Doctorate 8,361
New York Law School New York Masters & First Professional 1,613
New York University New York Doctorate & First Professional 41,783
Pace University-New York New York Doctorate & First Professional 12,912
St. John's University-New York Queens Doctorate 20,096
Syracuse University Syracuse Doctorate & First Professional 19,084
Touro College New York Doctorate 17,129
University at Buffalo Buffalo Doctorate & First Professional 28,054
Yeshiva University 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:

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

New York

Albany 3370 $96670 1.74
Schenectady 3370 $96670 1.74
Troy 3370 $96670 1.74
Glens Falls 110 $80300 0.48
Ithaca 100 $102860 0.47
Buffalo 2580 $84440 1.07
Cheektowaga 2580 $84440 1.07
Niagara Falls 2580 $84440 1.07
Binghamton 260 $82860 0.57
Elmira 70 $77120 0.41
Kingston 140 $81660 0.56
Rochester 1690 $91390 0.75
Syracuse 1160 $86410 0.87
Utica 330 $101440 0.63
Rome 330 $101440 0.63
Watertown 70 $76350 0.38
Fort Drum 70 $76350 0.38
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