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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, Midland and Dallas
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Killeen, Victoria and McAllen
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Lawyers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Dallas, Houston and Tyler

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More Texas 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
Total Enrollment
College Station
Doctorate
67,929
Austin
Doctorate
51,525
Houston
Doctorate
45,364
Lubbock
Doctorate
36,996
Waco
Doctorate
17,059
Dallas
Doctorate
11,789
Houston
Doctorate
10,237
San Antonio
Doctorate
3,649
Dallas
Doctorate
3,509
Houston
Doctorate
936

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Austin-Round Rock5620 $129,850
Abilene100 $113,040
Amarillo300 $102,860
Beaumont-Port Arthur470 $127,640
Brownsville-Harlingen300 $91,300
College Station-Bryan120 $92,860
Corpus Christi690 N/A
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington13920 $150,070
El Paso760 $103,910
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land12450 $174,870
San Angelo100 $97,490
San Antonio-New Braunfels3560 $112,200
Laredo150 $99,010
Longview200 $116,520
Lubbock540 $144,000
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission520 N/A
Killeen-Temple200 $109,920
Odessa100 $115,730
Sherman-Denison90 $107,430
Tyler370 $85,080
Waco260 $108,460
Wichita Falls80 $90,800

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