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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago, Bloomington and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee, Rockford and Champaign
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Springfield and Bloomington

Salaries for Lawyers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Rockford, Chicago and Bloomington

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More Illinois Law Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
7,277
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Chicago
Masters & First Professional
1,530
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
14,538
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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.

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

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bloomington 740 $112,350
Carbondale 140 $64,900
Marion 140 $64,900
Danville 60 $59,220
Decatur 70 $77,360
Peoria 460 $94,620
Rockford 280 $91,850
Kankakee 50 N/A
Springfield 630 $90,790

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