Iowa Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Sioux City and Davenport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dubuque, Ames and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Lawyers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sioux City, Des Moines and Davenport

Schools for Lawyers in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Iowa

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More Iowa Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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


Ames 60 $85830 0.3
Iowa City 150 $59850 0.37
Cedar Rapids 370 $81080 0.59
Des Moines 1470 $107580 0.96
West Des Moines 1470 $107580 0.96
Dubuque 90 $77720 0.36
Waterloo 180 $73470 0.46
Cedar Falls 180 $73470 0.46
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