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Law Schools
In South Orange, New Jersey

Law faculty can choose to work at only one law school in South Orange. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of South Orange, which encompasses law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

South Orange Vs. New Jersey Law Employment

South Orange 22,850
New Jersey 75,590

Exactly 22,850 of the 75,590 law professionals employed in New Jersey, work in South Orange. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in South Orange has shrunk by 7%. Overall employment in South Orange has increased.

South Orange Vs. New Jersey Law employment growth

80,050 76,680 77,360 74,650 75,590
24,630 23,280 23,310 23,090 22,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: South Orange

Law VS. All professions salaries in South Orange

$76,166 $77,800 $77,694 $81,656 $81,882
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in South Orange
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Orange

As the number of law professionals in South Orange has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. South Orange law professionals made $81,882 per year, on average, in 2010. Law professionals in South Orange made a yearly average salary of $76,166, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in South Orange is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in South Orange

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90th percentile

South Orange law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $82,386. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,196 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,389 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in South Orange

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Court Reporter
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Law professional salaries in South Orange are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in South Orange


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

Law Programs Offered In South Orange


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in law offered by South Orange's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In South Orange


Approximately 374 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in South Orange, New Jersey

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