Florida Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Florida

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Miami and West Palm Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Walton Beach, Panama City and Palm Bay
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Lawyers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: West Palm Beach, Orlando and Miami

Schools for Lawyers in Florida are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Florida

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration, BS in Legal Support and Services, MS in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
Keiser University Campus
Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, New Port Richey, Orlando, Port Saint Lucie, Sarasota, Tampa, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor
South University
West Palm Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Paralegal Studies (AS), Legal Studies (BS)
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies (Bachelor of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Homeland Security (Master of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Law & Public Policy (Master of Science) - Online, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Florida Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Barry University Miami Doctorate 8,733
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee Masters & First Professional 11,562
Florida Coastal School of Law Jacksonville First-professional 1,395
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale Doctorate & First Professional 27,518
Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens Doctorate & First Professional 2,407
Stetson University DeLand Masters & First Professional 3,721
University of Florida Gainesville Doctorate & First Professional 51,725
University of Miami Coral Gables Doctorate 15,449

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lawyers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 630 $62660 1.13
Homosassa Springs 80 $71630 0.6
Jacksonville 2670 $85880 0.97
Cape Coral 880 $69090 0.84
Fort Myers 880 $69090 0.84
Crestview 260 $92400 0.58
Fort Walton Beach 260 $92400 0.58
Destin 260 $92400 0.58
Deltona 760 $75040 0.94
Daytona Beach 760 $75040 0.94
Ormond Beach 760 $75040 0.94
Orlando 5360 $134620 1.08
Kissimmee 5360 $134620 1.08
Sanford 5360 $134620 1.08
Palm Bay 650 $75630 0.75
Melbourne 650 $75630 0.75
Titusville 650 $75630 0.75
Panama City 190 $79230 0.55
Pensacola 720 $88610 1
Ferry Pass 720 $88610 1
Brent 720 $88610 1
Port St. Lucie 540 $62990 0.93
Punta Gorda 210 $99120 1.12
Lakeland 680 $76000 0.75
Winter Haven 680 $76000 0.75
Miami 19860 $104810 1.84
Fort Lauderdale 19860 $104810 1.84
West Palm Beach 19860 $104810 1.84
Naples 540 $90160 0.94
Immokalee 540 $90160 0.94
Marco Island 540 $90160 0.94
North Port 1360 $94050 1.12
Sarasota 1360 $94050 1.12
Bradenton 1360 $94050 1.12
Ocala 220 $70680 0.52
Sebastian 170 $78310 0.81
Vero Beach 170 $78310 0.81
Sebring 50 $0 0.47
Tallahassee 2080 $82930 2.94
Tampa 8010 $90140 1.49
St. Petersburg 8010 $90140 1.49
Clearwater 8010 $90140 1.49
The Villages 50 $0 0.43
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