Law Schools
In Newton, Massachusetts

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in Newton. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Newton, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Newton Vs. Massachusetts Law Employment

Newton 31,260
Massachusetts 49,560

Exactly 31,260 of the 49,560 law professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Newton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Newton, there has been a 5% growth in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Newton has increased, overall employment in Newton has also increased.

Newton Vs. Massachusetts Law employment growth

50,440 51,960 48,690 48,560 49,560
29,680 29,070 29,540 30,540 31,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Newton

Law VS. All professions salaries in Newton

$65,429 $70,061 $71,657 $68,970 $74,581
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Newton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newton

Salaries for law professionals in Newton have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Newton reportedly earned an average salary of $74,581 per year. The average salary for law professionals in Newton was $65,429 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Newton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Newton

10th percentile
$45,696
25th percentile
$55,906
50th percentile
$69,388
75th percentile
$81,479
90th percentile
$95,463

Newton law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,388. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,696 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,463 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Newton

Homeland Security
$47,090
Criminal Justice
$51,022
Paralegal
$51,615
Court Reporter
$61,610
Criminology
$71,195
Law
$74,581
Forensic Accounting
$76,135
Public Administration
$119,270

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Newton

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Newton

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Newton's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Newton

associate
0
bachelor
32
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total32

In 2010 approximately 32 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Newton, Massachusetts

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