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Law Schools
In Rochester, New York

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 6 law schools in Rochester. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Rochester, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Law Employment

Rochester 6,660
New York 196,580

Exactly 6,660 of the 196,580 law professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. There has been a 3% growth in the number of law professionals in Rochester between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of law professionals in Rochester has increased, overall employment in Rochester has also increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Law employment growth

144,880 206,800 210,860 204,490 196,580
6,440 6,700 6,540 6,990 6,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Law VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$61,158 $60,141 $61,287 $64,098 $65,779
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

In Rochester, salaries for law professionals have increased. Rochester law professionals made $65,779 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Rochester was $61,158 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Rochester

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Law professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $63,451 per year. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,440 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,909 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Rochester

Homeland Security
Court Reporter
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Rochester law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Rochester


Many of Rochester's law professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Rochester


Rochester's law schools offer 13 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 346 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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