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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Miami and West Palm Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Walton Beach, Panama City and Palm Bay
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Lawyers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: West Palm Beach, Orlando and Miami

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More Florida 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
Miami
Doctorate
55,003
Gainesville
Doctorate
52,367
Tallahassee
Doctorate
41,173
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
21,625
Coral Gables
Doctorate
16,744
Tallahassee
Doctorate
9,619
Miami
Doctorate
7,404
Miami Gardens
Doctorate
4,662
DeLand
Doctorate
4,357
Naples
Masters
1,636
Miami Gardens
Masters
1,339
Jacksonville
Doctorate
688
Naples
Doctorate
248

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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® 22.1 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
Lakeland-Winter Haven670 $96,900
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach20600 $136,570
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island650 $
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton1430 $120,630
Ocala280 $98,220
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach740 $122,710
Gainesville590 $91,920
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford5300 $149,110
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville640 $101,240
Panama City200 $113,000
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent730 $104,130
Port St. Lucie520 $104,620
Punta Gorda230 $117,020
Sebastian-Vero Beach220 $
Sebring50 $83,220
Tallahassee2240 $115,210
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater7560 $115,850
The Villages70 $
Jacksonville3030 $119,840
Cape Coral-Fort Myers820 $105,040
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin340 $118,910
Homosassa SpringsN/A $

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