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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas


Annual Earnings
National 619,530 1.0 $118,160Explore the national job market for Lawyers

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Lawyers ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
DC Metro Area 3.3
NYC Metro Area 1.9
Miami Metro Area 1.8
SF Metro Area 1.7
Philadelphia Metro Area 1.6
Metro Area Median Earnings
San Jose, CA $184,110
Houston, TX $162,800
SF Metro Area $159,930
DC Metro Area $157,970
NYC Metro Area $149,820

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Albany, NY 1.7
Harrisburg, PA 1.5
Bridgeport, CT 1.3
Sarasota, FL 1.2
Columbia, SC 1.1
Metro Area Median Earnings
Oxnard, CA $164,110
Bridgeport, CT $158,890
Bakersfield, CA $145,870
Santa Rosa, CA $142,790
Tulsa, OK $124,200

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Tallahassee, FL 3.0
Trenton, NJ 1.9
Charleston, WV 1.8
Montgomery, AL 1.3
Topeka, KS 1.3
Metro Area Median Earnings
San Luis Obispo, CA $135,180
Santa Cruz, CA $132,970
Reno, NV $132,950
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS $121,320
Norwich, CT $121,130

National - Job Listings

Robert Half Legal - Silver Spring,MD
Ref ID: 04510-#######551 Classification: Account Executive/Staffing Manager Compensation: $50,000.00 to $68,000.00 per year Are you looking to join a ... Full Description

Wilson Elser - Mc Lean,VA
Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's l... Full Description

Cole, Goodson & Associates, LLC - Bethesda,MD
Bethesda law firm seeks highly motivated and well organized individual to assist in supporting several lawyers in a fast paced litigation practice.... Full Description

Palo Alto Networks - Reston,VA
. * * + Must be a lawyer qualified to practice in at least one U.S. state, preferably California, and have a law degree from a reputable law school. +... Full Description

Confidential - Arlington,VA
We are looking for a skilled and seasoned lawyer with excellent judgment and people skills who is interested in taking on a wide variety of projects a... Full Description

Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. - Potomac,MD
The firm's Business & Financial Services Department is seeking a motivated legal assistant with 4+ years of experience to assist deal lawyers and busi... Full Description

Sparks Group - Rockville,MD
Incumbent candidate will respond to calls from SRO's, brokerage firms, lawyers, the general public, and the media, among others.... Full Description

Diligent Corporation - Arlington,VA
Governance Cloud, Diligents centralized ecosystem of secure digital tools, is the only solution that meets the evolving governance needs of leading or... Full Description

Facebook - Washington,DC
Work with software developers, designers, lawyers, product managers, and others to help interdisciplinary teams simultaneously address policy, legal, ... Full Description

SEIU - Washington,DC
The SEIU Law Fellowship Program was established to introduce recent law graduates to a broad range of legal work within an international union, and of... Full Description

Job Openings

Robert Half Legal - Silver Spring,MD
Wilson Elser - Mc Lean,VA
Cole, Goodson & Associates, LLC - Bethesda,MD
Palo Alto Networks - Reston,VA
Confidential - Arlington,VA
Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. - Potomac,MD