Pennsylvania Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Lebanon and Johnstown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Lawyers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Reading and Pittsburgh

Schools for Lawyers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Pennsylvania

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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • 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

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services, Undergraduate in Legal Studies, MS in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

  • Programs: AAS, Legal Studies, BS, Legal Studies
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Legal Studies - Law & Public Policy (Master of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Homeland Security (Master of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Criminal Justice (Master of Science) - Online, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Berks Technical Institute (BTI) can help get you from here to a new career!

  • Programs: Paralegal - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Degrees: Associate

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No matter what occupation you choose to pursue, the competition for a good job is fierce. Lansdale School of Business (LSB) can help you stand out from the rest by teaching you the specific skills you need to succeed in the career you desire.

  • Programs: Associate Degree-Paralegal Studies
  • Degrees: Associate
McCann School of Business & Technology
Pottsville, Wilkes Barre

Whether preparing to enter the professional world or expanding your skills, education should be available wherever, whenever. With McCann you can rely on challenging programs, interesting curriculum, and a friendly educational environment.

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  • Programs: Paralegal - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Pennsylvania Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Carlisle Doctorate 464
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Widener University-Harrisburg Campus Harrisburg Doctorate 521

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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


Altoona 40 $0 0.14
Harrisburg 2150 $115300 1.55
Carlisle 2150 $115300 1.55
Bloomsburg 0 $72290 0
Berwick 0 $72290 0
Johnstown 70 $79550 0.3
Chambersburg 30 $62700 0.12
Waynesboro 30 $62700 0.12
East Stroudsburg 100 $62170 0.39
Erie 260 $100040 0.46
Pittsburgh 5110 $120400 1.02
Reading 460 $103030 0.61
Lancaster 410 $66800 0.4
Lebanon 70 $0 0.31
Scranton 650 $67330 0.57
Wilkes 650 $67330 0.57
Barre 650 $67330 0.57
Hazleton 650 $67330 0.57
State College 140 $63230 0.49
Williamsport 140 $89430 0.61
York 280 $96260 0.36
Hanover 280 $96260 0.36
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