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Law Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 3 law schools in Amherst. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Amherst, which includes law training at the law bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Law Employment

Amherst 210
Massachusetts 49,560

Exactly 210 of Massachusetts' 49,560 law professionals work in Amherst. There has been a 50% growth in the number of law professionals in Amherst between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Amherst has increased, overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Law employment growth

50,440 51,960 48,690 48,560 49,560
140 110 230 No data 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Law VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$36,770 $39,220 $34,710 No data $44,750
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

In Amherst, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 Amherst law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,750. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Amherst was $36,770 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Amherst.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Amherst

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Law professionals in Amherst make a median yearly salary of $43,870. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,700 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,790 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Amherst

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

On average law professionals in Amherst earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Amherst.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Amherst


Many of Amherst's law professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Amherst


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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Amherst


Approximately 119 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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