Michigan Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lansing, Warren and Detroit
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Holland, Flint and Monroe
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Lawyers in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Detroit, Warren and Flint

Schools for Lawyers in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Michigan

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  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services, Undergraduate in Legal Studies, MS in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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Allen Park, Auburn Hills, Jackson, Muskegon

Baker College is the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available.

  • Programs: Legal Studies - Bachelor, Paralegal - Associate
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

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  • Programs: Paralegal Studies (AAS)
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Programs: Paralegal Studies (AS)
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More Michigan Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Ave Maria School of Law Ann Arbor First-professional 332
Michigan State University College of Law East Lansing Masters & First Professional 1,011
Thomas M. Cooley Law School Lansing Doctorate 3,664
University of Detroit Mercy Detroit Doctorate 5,723
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Doctorate 41,042
Wayne State University Detroit Doctorate & First Professional 32,380

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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


Ann Arbor 630 $114460 0.68
Battle Creek 120 $81260 0.48
Bay City 100 $83280 0.66
Flint 230 $79550 0.4
Grand Rapids 1220 $84020 0.53
Wyoming 1220 $84020 0.53
Jackson 60 $57060 0.23
Detroit 9370 $97610 1.12
Warren 9370 $97610 1.12
Dearborn 9370 $97610 1.12
Saginaw 150 $89430 0.4
Lansing 870 $87160 0.96
East Lansing 870 $87160 0.96
Kalamazoo 320 $97280 0.54
Portage 320 $97280 0.54
Midland 70 $101950 0.44
Monroe 50 $77370 0.28
Muskegon 110 $74100 0.4
Niles 120 $87950 0.43
Benton Harbor 120 $87950 0.43
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