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Fast Facts for Lawyers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Merced, Bakersfield and Visalia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Lawyers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Santa Rosa and San Francisco

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Programs
  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
  • Master of Arts in Law - National Security
  • J.D. Part-Time
  • Bachelor’s programs options include Law & National Security, Paralegal Studies, and Government.
  • Regent University School of Law’s faculty was recognized among the Top 10 Faculty in the nation by The Princeton Review in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
  • Law & legal studies programs are fully approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • B.S. in Legal Studies
  • A.S. in Legal Studies
  • Certificate: Paralegal (Legal Studies)
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in International Legal Studies
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies

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Programs
  • Criminal Justice (11-Month Diploma Program)
  • Dedicated to providing  career training since 1975.
  • Has 13 campus locations in Southern California and a campus in Morrow, GA.
  • Provides flexible class times including weekends.
  • Offers curriculum that ranges from 8 month diploma programs to 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
  • Has admissions professionals available to help students decide which diploma or degree program they should pursue.
  • Gives job placement assistance strengthened by relationships with local employers.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

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Programs
  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Master - Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
Programs
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Federal Law Enforcement Track

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.

More California Law Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Diego
Masters & First Professional
877
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Stockton
Bachelors & First Professional
756
Pleasant Hill
Doctorate
1,565
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
8,977
Malibu
Doctorate & First Professional
7,582
Clovis
Doctorate
211
Santa Clara
Doctorate & First Professional
8,685
Los Angeles
Masters & First Professional
983
Stanford
Doctorate & First Professional
19,782
San Diego
Masters & First Professional
769
Santa Ana
First-professional
151
San Francisco
Doctorate
1,262
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Davis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,796
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
37,476
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
8,714
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Stockton
Doctorate
6,235
Fullerton
First-professional
389
Whittier
Masters & First Professional
1,985

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Lawyers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lawyers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 500 $145,870
El Centro 100 $110,800
Fresno 1280 $106,970
Hanford N/A $105,280
Corcoran N/A $105,280
Sacramento 5170 $120,740
Roseville 5170 $120,740
Arden 5170 $120,740
Arcade 5170 $120,740
Salinas 320 $95,310
San Diego 7350 $136,140
Carlsbad 7350 $136,140
Los Angeles 32980 $147,580
Long Beach 32980 $147,580
Anaheim 32980 $147,580
Madera 50 $102,700
Merced 90 $113,670
Modesto 230 $111,550
Napa 150 $140,860
Oxnard 1080 $164,110
Thousand Oaks 1080 $164,110
Ventura 1080 $164,110
Redding 150 $96,360
Riverside 2780 $134,510
San Bernardino 2780 $134,510
Ontario 2780 $134,510
San Francisco 16660 $159,930
Oakland 16660 $159,930
Hayward 16660 $159,930
Stockton 460 $77,610
Lodi 460 $77,610
San Jose 5170 $184,110
Sunnyvale 5170 $184,110
Santa Clara 5170 $184,110
Vallejo 220 $117,450
Fairfield 220 $117,450
Visalia 190 $101,500
Porterville 190 $101,500
Yuba City 40 $110,820
San Luis Obispo 180 $135,180
Paso Robles 180 $135,180
Arroyo Grande 180 $135,180
Santa Cruz 220 $132,970
Watsonville 220 $132,970
Santa Maria 380 $118,190
Santa Barbara 380 $118,190
Santa Rosa 380 $142,790

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