Washington Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Washington

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Olympia, Seattle and Spokane
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Longview, Yakima and Kennewick
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma

Salaries for Lawyers in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Wenatchee and Kennewick

Schools for Lawyers in Washington are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Washington

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More Washington Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Gonzaga University Spokane Doctorate & First Professional 6,873
Seattle University Seattle Doctorate 7,529
University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle Doctorate 40,218

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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


Bremerton 170 $88250 0.47
Silverdale 170 $88250 0.47
Bellingham 150 $98860 0.41
Longview 30 $87890 0.22
Mount Vernon 40 $86030 0.2
Anacortes 40 $86030 0.2
Kennewick 130 $81210 0.29
Richland 130 $81210 0.29
Olympia 490 $92120 1.1
Tumwater 490 $92120 1.1
Seattle 8310 $117320 1.04
Tacoma 8310 $117320 1.04
Bellevue 8310 $117320 1.04
Spokane 730 $85210 0.75
Spokane Valley 730 $85210 0.75
Walla Walla 50 $94590 0.46
Wenatchee 60 $89900 0.35
Yakima 0 $72720 0
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