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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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Programs
  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
  • Master of Arts in Law - National Security
  • J.D. Part-Time
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies
  • Undergraduate in Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • B.S. in Legal Studies
  • A.S. in Legal Studies
  • Certificate: Paralegal (Legal Studies)
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include Healthcare Management, Public Health, IT, Psychology, BBA & Criminal Justice
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Paralegal
  • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
  • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
  • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
  •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 6 campuses across Texas, with a campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico and online.
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Programs
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in International Legal Studies
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • Jurisprudence with concentration in Legal Studies (Bachelor of Science) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.

More Texas Law Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Houston
First-professional
1,252
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Fort Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
3,087
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
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:
Lawyers

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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 5920 $100,360
Round Rock 5920 $100,360
Abilene 100 $
Amarillo 320 $92,940
Beaumont 480 $102,940
Port Arthur 480 $102,940
Brownsville 250 $98,680
Harlingen 250 $98,680
College Station 110 $81,060
Bryan 110 $81,060
Corpus Christi 710 $
Dallas 13420 $135,480
Fort Worth 13420 $135,480
Arlington 13420 $135,480
El Paso 800 $102,980
Houston 12750 $162,800
The Woodlands 12750 $162,800
Sugar Land 12750 $162,800
San Angelo 110 $73,690
San Antonio 3620 $98,530
New Braunfels 3620 $98,530
Laredo 140 $91,720
Longview 200 $112,040
Lubbock 530 $113,840
McAllen 380 $
Edinburg 380 $
Mission 380 $
Killeen 210 $95,770
Temple 210 $95,770
Odessa 100 $99,450
Sherman 110 $70,310
Denison 110 $70,310
Tyler 300 $93,530
Waco 240 $99,900
Wichita Falls 100 $77,350

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