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Career Information for Lawyers in Texas

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, Midland and Dallas
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Killeen, Victoria and McAllen
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Lawyers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dallas, Houston and Tyler

Schools for Lawyers in Texas are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Texas

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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

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  • Programs: Legal Studies (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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  • Programs: Paralegal
  • Degrees: Associate

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  • Programs: AS - Paralegal Studies
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More Texas Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Baylor University Waco Doctorate & First Professional 14,174
South Texas College of Law Houston First-professional 1,252
Southern Methodist University Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 10,829
St Marys University San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 3,920
Texas Southern University Houston Doctorate 9,540
Texas Tech University Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 28,260
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth Doctorate & First Professional 3,087
The University of Texas at Austin Austin Doctorate 50,170
University of Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 34,663

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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


Abilene 90 $66870 0.31
Amarillo 290 $88610 0.57
Austin 5080 $101860 1.24
Round Rock 5080 $101860 1.24
Houston 12650 $146500 0.98
The Woodlands 12650 $146500 0.98
Sugar Land 12650 $146500 0.98
Beaumont 390 $108540 0.54
Port Arthur 390 $108540 0.54
Brownsville 260 $84870 0.43
Harlingen 260 $84870 0.43
College Station 170 $122040 0.38
Bryan 170 $122040 0.38
Corpus Christi 620 $0 0.75
Dallas 13450 $123980 0.92
Fort Worth 13450 $123980 0.92
Arlington 13450 $123980 0.92
El Paso 740 $108500 0.57
San Angelo 70 $64100 0.35
San Antonio 3240 $110310 0.77
New Braunfels 3240 $110310 0.77
Laredo 180 $93020 0.43
Longview 140 $137510 0.32
Lubbock 480 $116210 0.79
McAllen 270 $92440 0.25
Edinburg 270 $92440 0.25
Mission 270 $92440 0.25
Midland 220 $0 0.53
Killeen 160 $98740 0.27
Temple 160 $98740 0.27
Odessa 150 $98070 0.44
Sherman 90 $56140 0.49
Denison 90 $56140 0.49
Tyler 250 $92850 0.58
Victoria 50 $73690 0.27
Waco 230 $92900 0.47
Wichita Falls 120 $77890 0.47
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