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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

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Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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Fort Lauderdale
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Miami Gardens
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Coral Gables

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Gainesville 630 $62,660
Homosassa Springs 80 $71,630
Jacksonville 2670 $85,880
Cape Coral 880 $69,090
Fort Myers 880 $69,090
Crestview 260 $92,400
Fort Walton Beach 260 $92,400
Destin 260 $92,400
Deltona 760 $75,040
Daytona Beach 760 $75,040
Ormond Beach 760 $75,040
Orlando 5360 $134,620
Kissimmee 5360 $134,620
Sanford 5360 $134,620
Palm Bay 650 $75,630
Melbourne 650 $75,630
Titusville 650 $75,630
Panama City 190 $79,230
Pensacola 720 $88,610
Ferry Pass 720 $88,610
Brent 720 $88,610
Port St. Lucie 540 $62,990
Punta Gorda 210 $99,120
Lakeland 680 $76,000
Winter Haven 680 $76,000
Miami 19860 $104,810
Fort Lauderdale 19860 $104,810
West Palm Beach 19860 $104,810
Naples 540 $90,160
Immokalee 540 $90,160
Marco Island 540 $90,160
North Port 1360 $94,050
Sarasota 1360 $94,050
Bradenton 1360 $94,050
Ocala 220 $70,680
Sebastian 170 $78,310
Vero Beach 170 $78,310
Sebring 50 N/A
Tallahassee 2080 $82,930
Tampa 8010 $90,140
St. Petersburg 8010 $90,140
Clearwater 8010 $90,140
The Villages 50 N/A

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