Louisiana Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Orleans, Lafayette and Monroe
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, Alexandria and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Lawyers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Alexandria and Lafayette

Schools for Lawyers in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Louisiana

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  • Programs: Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management, Master of Arts in Law - National Security, Master of Arts in Law - Business and Commercial Law, more...
  • Degrees: Master

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More Louisiana Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge Doctorate & First Professional 28,628
Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans Masters & First Professional 4,360
Southern University Law Center Baton Rouge First-professional 493
Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 10,125

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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


Alexandria 160 $81650 0.59
Baton Rouge 1250 $95350 0.72
Hammond 190 $57070 1.06
Houma 180 $85960 0.42
Thibodaux 180 $85960 0.42
Lafayette 720 $77630 0.75
Lake Charles 240 $56030 0.56
Monroe 270 $72570 0.81
New Orleans 3130 $100720 1.27
Metairie 3130 $100720 1.27
Shreveport 450 $76610 0.56
Bossier City 450 $76610 0.56
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