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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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More New York Law Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
New York
Doctorate
51,123
Buffalo
Doctorate
30,648
New York
Doctorate
30,454
Ithaca
Doctorate
23,016
Syracuse
Doctorate
22,484
Queens
Doctorate
21,340
Bronx
Doctorate
16,037
New York
Doctorate
12,986
New York
Doctorate
11,908
Hempstead
Doctorate
11,131
New York
Doctorate
6,330
Brooklyn
Doctorate
1,151
New York
Doctorate
995
Long Island City
Doctorate
488
Albany
Doctorate
435

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany-Schenectady-Troy3340 $108,740
Ithaca80 $149,350
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls2690 $112,860
Binghamton290 $84,500
Elmira60 $103,320
Glens Falls140 $93,300
Kingston130 $101,240
Rochester2170 $94,210
Syracuse1090 $94,350
Utica-Rome320 $122,480
Watertown-Fort Drum70 $114,990

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