Law Schools
In Bristol, Rhode Island

There are 2 law schools in Bristol for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Bristol, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Bristol Vs. Rhode Island Law Employment

Bristol 7,000
Rhode Island 6,300

Of the 6,300 law professionals employed in Rhode Island, 7,000 work in Bristol. The number of law professionals in Bristol has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Bristol has decreased, overall employment in Bristol has increased.

Bristol 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: Bristol

Law VS. All professions salaries in Bristol

$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 Bristol
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bristol

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

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Bristol

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Law professionals in Bristol earn a median salary of $58,508 per year. 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 77% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Bristol

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

On average law professional salaries in Bristol are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Bristol


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

Law Programs Offered In Bristol


Bristol's law schools offer 6 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Bristol


In 2010 approximately 175 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Bristol, Rhode Island

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