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Law Schools
In Paterson, New Jersey

There is only one law school in Paterson for faculty to choose from. The trends in Paterson'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

Paterson Vs. New Jersey Law Employment

Paterson 91,290
New Jersey 75,590

Exactly 91,290 of the 75,590 law professionals employed in New Jersey, work in Paterson. There has been a 10% decline in the number of law professionals in Paterson between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for law professionals in Paterson has decreased, overall employment in Paterson has increased.

Paterson 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: Paterson

Law VS. All professions salaries in Paterson

$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 Paterson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Paterson

As the number of law professionals in Paterson has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 Paterson law professionals earned an average yearly salary of $79,802. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Paterson was $72,373 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Paterson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Paterson

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Law professionals in Paterson earn a median salary of $76,293 per year. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 98%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,047 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $93,179 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Paterson

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Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Paterson


There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Paterson's law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Paterson


Paterson's law schools offer 2 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Paterson


In 2010 approximately 24 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Paterson, New Jersey

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