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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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  • Online Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy
  • Online Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy
  • Ranked among the Best National Universities in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a 2017 Military Friendly School by GI Jobs and Victory Media.
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 21.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
Programs
  • AAS, Legal Studies
  • BS, Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2017 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.
  • More than $59 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2016-2017 award year
Programs
  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies

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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
  • 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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Syracuse
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Programs
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include Healthcare Management, Public Health, IT, Psychology, BBA & Criminal Justice
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science: Paralegal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal 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
  • MS in Criminal Justice
  • Define your legacy with an online MS in Criminal Justice
  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to critically analyze and ethically address the complex issues in contemporary society
  • In as little as 2 years, you can earn your Master's degree online from Lewis University and take your career to the next level
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance and Cyber Security
  • Master of Science in Information Assurance - Cybersecurity Specialization
  • Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice

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More New York Law Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany-Schenectady-Troy 3220 $108,700
Ithaca 80 $138,120
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls 2560 $104,730
Binghamton 260 $93,860
Elmira 70 $95,930
Glens Falls 130 $94,350
Kingston 160 $93,260
Rochester 1920 $99,190
Syracuse 1250 $91,300
Utica-Rome 360 $136,820
Watertown-Fort Drum 70 $103,780

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