Law Schools
In Albany, New York

There are 7 law schools in Albany for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Albany, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Law Employment

Albany 10,760
New York 196,580

Exactly 10,760 of the 196,580 law professionals employed in New York, work in Albany. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Albany has shrunk by 3%. Overall employment in Albany has increased.

Albany Vs. New York Law employment growth

144,880 206,800 210,860 204,490 196,580
11,130 11,580 11,710 11,320 10,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Law VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$60,227 $60,012 $61,903 $63,506 $66,759
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

In Albany, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Albany reportedly earned an average salary of $66,759 per year. Law professionals in Albany made a yearly average salary of $60,227, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Albany is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Albany

10th percentile
$45,848
25th percentile
$54,539
50th percentile
$67,329
75th percentile
$77,344
90th percentile
$88,110

Law professionals in Albany make a median yearly salary of $67,329. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,848 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Albany

Homeland Security
$42,903
Paralegal
$43,615
Criminal Justice
$54,997
Court Reporter
$60,520
Criminology
$61,380
Forensic Accounting
$63,630
Law
$66,759
Public Administration
$93,268

Albany law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Albany

7

Many of Albany's law professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Albany

associate
4
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Albany's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Albany

associate
88
bachelor
167
master
33
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total297

Approximately 297 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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