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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago, Bloomington and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee, Rockford and Champaign
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Springfield and Bloomington

Salaries for Lawyers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Rockford, Chicago and Bloomington

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More Illinois 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
Champaign
Doctorate
46,951
Chicago
Doctorate
23,110
Evanston
Doctorate
21,823
Dekalb
Doctorate
19,015
Chicago
Doctorate
16,422
Carbondale
Doctorate
15,987
Chicago
Doctorate
15,775
Chicago
Doctorate
7,730
Chicago
Doctorate
1,079

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. 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
Kankakee60 $71,790
Peoria540 $114,910
Rockford260 $112,510
Springfield530 $103,310
Carbondale-Marion170 $84,830
Danville90 $96,440
Decatur130 $114,960
Bloomington820 $124,750

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