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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Sioux City and Davenport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dubuque, Ames and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Lawyers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sioux City, Des Moines and Davenport

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More Iowa 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
Davenport
Doctorate
37,494
Iowa City
Doctorate
32,011
Des Moines
Doctorate
5,001

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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
Ames90 $110,210
Iowa City190 $83,450
Cedar Rapids430 $118,510
Des Moines-West Des Moines1520 $129,340
Dubuque80 $94,930
Waterloo-Cedar Falls150 $125,710

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