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Law Schools
In Poughkeepsie, New York

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 3 law schools in Poughkeepsie. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Poughkeepsie, which includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Law Employment

Poughkeepsie 3,460
New York 196,580

Exactly 3,460 of New York's 196,580 law professionals work in Poughkeepsie. Between 2006 and 2010, in Poughkeepsie, there has been a 9% growth in the number of law professionals. As the employment for law professionals in Poughkeepsie has increased, overall employment in Poughkeepsie has also increased.

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Law employment growth

144,880 206,800 210,860 204,490 196,580
3,180 3,700 3,630 3,670 3,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Poughkeepsie

Law VS. All professions salaries in Poughkeepsie

$61,117 $63,109 $65,540 $67,286 $70,463
$41,180 $42,500 $44,110 $45,480 $46,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Poughkeepsie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Poughkeepsie

As the number of law professionals in Poughkeepsie has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. Poughkeepsie law professionals made $70,463 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for law professionals in Poughkeepsie was $61,117 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Poughkeepsie is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Poughkeepsie

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Law professionals in Poughkeepsie make a median yearly salary of $69,135. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,152 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 91% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Poughkeepsie

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Criminal Justice
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On average law professionals in Poughkeepsie earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Poughkeepsie.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Poughkeepsie


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

Law Programs Offered In Poughkeepsie


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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Poughkeepsie


Approximately 161 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Poughkeepsie, New York

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