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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Montgomery, Birmingham and Mobile
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Decatur, Anniston and Huntsville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile

Salaries for Lawyers in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dothan, Birmingham and Gadsden

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More Alabama Law Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Tuscaloosa
Doctorate
37,663
Birmingham
Doctorate
5,471
Montgomery
Doctorate
3,319

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Auburn-Opelika70 $110,010
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville50 $70,000
Mobile640 $119,820
Montgomery980 $125,200
Tuscaloosa240 $79,700
Huntsville510 $119,910
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley210 $90,360
Decatur40 $74,470
Dothan100 $126,890
Birmingham-Hoover2360 $128,220
Florence-Muscle Shoals80 N/A

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