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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

Divorce Done Right, LLC - Rockville,MD
DDR offers the opportunity for select lawyers to adopt our best business practices, marketing and management support to significantly grow their exist... Full Description

Dunlap Bennett&Ludwig - Vienna,VA
A fun place to work and grow as a lawyer, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig is seeking to hire an energetic, personable business attorney with excellent client ... Full Description

Natural Resources Defense Council - Washington,DC
OverviewNatural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the power of more than two milli... Full Description

Exostar LLC - Herndon,VA
Senior Legal/Contracts Counsel Location: Herndon, VA Exostar - The Company: We re a solid company founded in 2000 and still quickly growing We have wo... Full Description

Turbitt, O'Herron & Leach PLLC - Burke,VA
Duties will include greeting clients and visitors in a courteous manner; answering telephone calls and taking messages accurately, and effectively; in... Full Description

McGuireWoods LLP - Mc Lean,VA
Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireW... Full Description

Envision Experience - Ashburn,VA
Intensive Law & Trial allows students to immerse themselves in the theory and practice of law and to develop a roadmap to becoming a lawyer.... Full Description

I.S. Law Firm, PLLC - Fairfax,VA
Our staff speaks multiple foreign languages and our lawyers are licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland, New York, and District of Columbia, wh... Full Description

Volkswagen Group of America - Herndon,VA
Role * Advise the Company in connection with automotive product liability matters, including asbestos litigation, and manage litigation work flows, in... Full Description

BAE Systems - Mc Lean,VA
We are seeking an experienced lawyer to serve as the primary employment and labor counsel to our internal clients. This is part of the Intelligence & ... Full Description

Job Openings

Divorce Done Right, LLC - Rockville,MD
Dunlap Bennett&Ludwig - Vienna,VA
Natural Resources Defense Council - Washington,DC
Exostar LLC - Herndon,VA
Turbitt, O'Herron & Leach PLLC - Burke,VA
McGuireWoods LLP - Mc Lean,VA