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Law Schools
In Syracuse, New York

The city of Syracuse has 3 schools where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Syracuse, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Syracuse Vs. New York Law Employment

Syracuse 4,040
New York 196,580

Of the 196,580 law professionals employed in New York, 4,040 work in Syracuse. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Syracuse has shrunk by 17%. As the number of law professionals in Syracuse has decreased, overall employment in Syracuse has increased.

Syracuse Vs. New York Law employment growth

144,880 206,800 210,860 204,490 196,580
4,850 4,470 4,720 4,210 4,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Syracuse

Law VS. All professions salaries in Syracuse

$59,230 $60,880 $62,898 $64,378 $62,836
$38,070 $39,540 $40,970 $42,270 $43,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Syracuse
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Syracuse

Salaries for law professionals in Syracuse have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $62,836 per year was earned by law professionals in Syracuse. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Syracuse made an average salary of $59,230 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Syracuse.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Syracuse

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Law professionals in Syracuse make a median yearly salary of $60,024. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 82%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,787 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,785 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Syracuse

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Syracuse


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

Law Programs Offered In Syracuse


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

Student Completed Law Degrees In Syracuse


In 2010 approximately 357 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Syracuse, New York

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