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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

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Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Abilene 90 $66,870
Amarillo 290 $88,610
Austin 5080 $101,860
Round Rock 5080 $101,860
Houston 12650 $146,500
The Woodlands 12650 $146,500
Sugar Land 12650 $146,500
Beaumont 390 $108,540
Port Arthur 390 $108,540
Brownsville 260 $84,870
Harlingen 260 $84,870
College Station 170 $122,040
Bryan 170 $122,040
Corpus Christi 620 N/A
Dallas 13450 $123,980
Fort Worth 13450 $123,980
Arlington 13450 $123,980
El Paso 740 $108,500
San Angelo 70 $64,100
San Antonio 3240 $110,310
New Braunfels 3240 $110,310
Laredo 180 $93,020
Longview 140 $137,510
Lubbock 480 $116,210
McAllen 270 $92,440
Edinburg 270 $92,440
Mission 270 $92,440
Midland 220 N/A
Killeen 160 $98,740
Temple 160 $98,740
Odessa 150 $98,070
Sherman 90 $56,140
Denison 90 $56,140
Tyler 250 $92,850
Victoria 50 $73,690
Waco 230 $92,900
Wichita Falls 120 $77,890

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