Law Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in Providence. The trends in Providence's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Law Employment

Providence 7,000
Rhode Island 6,300

Of the 6,300 law professionals employed in Rhode Island, 7,000 work in Providence. Between 2006 and 2010, in Providence, there has been a 7% decline in the number of law professionals. As the number of law professionals in Providence has decreased, overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Law employment growth

6,490 6,880 7,180 7,100 6,300
7,500 7,880 8,010 7,800 7,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Law VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$64,222 $71,753 $76,659 $66,511 $62,047
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of law professionals in Providence has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Providence law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,047. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Providence made an average salary of $64,222 per year. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Providence is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Providence

10th percentile
$40,308
25th percentile
$47,528
50th percentile
$58,508
75th percentile
$71,513
90th percentile
$71,314

Law professionals make a median salary of $58,508 per year in Providence. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,308 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,314 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Providence

Homeland Security
$41,530
Paralegal
$45,460
Criminal Justice
$51,415
Forensic Accounting
$61,865
Law
$62,047
Criminology
$71,330
Public Administration
$87,120

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Providence

2

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

Law Programs Offered In Providence

associate
2
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

Providence's law schools offer 5 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Providence

associate
53
bachelor
140
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total193

Approximately 193 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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