Numbers of Legal Occupations in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

Occupation group

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2005 106,050
2006 106,080
2007 110,350
2008 108,890
2009 105,790
2010 101,530
2011 102,250
2012 103,450
2013 102,770
2014 104,020
2015 107,390
2016 109,720
2017 113,030
2018 116,340

Individual occupations

Lawyers

Year Number
2005 67,020
2006 68,390
2007 70,300
2008 70,660
2009 69,790
2010 68,130
2011 69,040
2012 69,200
2013 70,640
2014 74,020
2015 75,340
2016 75,840
2017 77,010
2018 80,900

Judicial Law Clerks

Year Number
2010 1,790
2011 1,100
2013 530
2015 530
2016 530
2017 540
2018 520

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Year Number
2006 1,290
2012 1,190
2013 1,220
2014 1,240
2015 1,280
2016 1,270
2017 1,280
2018 1,260

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Year Number
2005 330
2008 470
2009 370
2010 450
2011 550
2012 610
2014 370
2015 260
2016 280
2017 290
2018 290

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Year Number
2005 1,420
2006 1,460
2007 1,420
2008 1,480
2009 1,500
2010 1,490
2011 1,460
2012 1,480
2013 1,450
2015 1,610
2016 1,570
2017 1,620
2018 1,600

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Year Number
2005 229,104,630
2006 241,203,600
2007 271,502,190
2008 274,401,970
2009 255,002,050
2010 23,100
2011 22,910
2012 24,320
2013 22,530
2014 21,790
2015 21,530
2016 22,900
2017 24,810
2018 26,250

Court Reporters

Year Number
2005 1,530
2006 1,250
2007 1,350
2008 1,010
2009 1,010
2011 960
2012 950
2013 1,050
2014 960
2015 1,070
2016 1,030
2017 1,130
2018 1,070

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Year Number
2005 3,550
2006 3,530
2007 4,330
2008 2,870
2009 2,740
2010 2,660
2011 3,280
2012 3,460
2013 3,050
2014 2,100
2015 3,490
2016 4,030
2017 4,090
2018 2,310

Legal Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 1,920
2007 1,840
2015 2,290
2016 2,270
2017 2,260
2018 2,130