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Law Schools
In Jersey City, New Jersey

The city of Jersey City has 3 schools where law faculty can find employment. The trends in Jersey City's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Law Employment

Jersey City 91,290
New Jersey 75,590

Of the 75,590 law professionals employed in New Jersey, 91,290 work in Jersey City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jersey City, there has been a 10% decline in the number of law professionals. Overall employment in Jersey City has increased.

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Law employment growth

80,050 76,680 77,360 74,650 75,590
101,680 106,200 148,130 102,930 91,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Jersey City

Law VS. All professions salaries in Jersey City

$72,373 $75,765 $77,774 $81,062 $79,802
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Jersey City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jersey City

Salaries for law professionals in Jersey City have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $79,802 per year was earned by law professionals in Jersey City. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Jersey City was $72,373 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Jersey City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Jersey City

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Law professionals in Jersey City make a median yearly salary of $76,293. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,047 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,179 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Jersey City

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Criminal Justice
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Law professional salaries in Jersey City are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Jersey City


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

Law Programs Offered In Jersey City


Jersey City's law schools offer 3 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Jersey City


In 2010 approximately 64 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Jersey City, New Jersey

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