Law Schools
In Newark, New Jersey

The city of Newark has 2 schools where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Newark, 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

Newark Vs. New Jersey Law Employment

Newark 22,850
New Jersey 75,590

Exactly 22,850 of the 75,590 law professionals employed in New Jersey, work in Newark. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Newark has shrunk by 7%. As the number of law professionals in Newark has decreased, overall employment in Newark has increased.

Newark Vs. New Jersey Law employment growth

80,050 76,680 77,360 74,650 75,590
24,630 23,280 23,310 23,090 22,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Newark

Law VS. All professions salaries in Newark

$76,166 $77,800 $77,694 $81,656 $81,882
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Newark
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newark

Salaries for law professionals in Newark have increased. In 2010 Newark law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $81,882. Law professionals in Newark made a yearly average salary of $76,166, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Newark.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Newark

10th percentile
$46,196
25th percentile
$58,273
50th percentile
$82,386
75th percentile
$80,278
90th percentile
$96,389

Law professionals in Newark make a median yearly salary of $82,386. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,196 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $96,389 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Newark

Paralegal
$49,890
Homeland Security
$53,117
Criminal Justice
$61,100
Court Reporter
$75,750
Forensic Accounting
$76,460
Criminology
$78,870
Law
$81,882
Public Administration
$94,450

Law professional salaries in Newark are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Newark

2

There are 2 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Newark's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Newark

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Newark's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Newark

associate
76
bachelor
188
master
17
doctor
266
Certificate
2
Total549

In 2010 approximately 549 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Newark, New Jersey

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