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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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  • Online Master of Laws in Health Law and Policy
  • Online Master of Arts in Health Law and Policy
  • Ranked among the Best National Universities in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a 2017 Military Friendly School by GI Jobs and Victory Media.
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 21.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
Programs
  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies

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Programs
  • Paralegal Studies - Associates
  • Offers accelerated programs w/ flexible schedules & professional instruction
  • Multiple accredited campuses across 9 states including CA, TX, NV, & PA
  • 10 + programs including Practical Nursing, Dental and Medical Assisting
  • Provides professional development training & career planning resources
  • Military Student Center (MSC) is committed to the success of military students
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San Antonio
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  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include Healthcare Management, Public Health, IT, Psychology, BBA & Criminal Justice
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Certificate: Paralegal (Legal Studies)
  • B.S. in Legal Studies
  • A.S. in Legal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Associate of Arts: Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science: Paralegal Studies
  • Master of Business Administration in American Legal Studies
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • MS in Public Safety Administration
  • Define your legacy with an online MS in Criminal Justice
  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to critically analyze and ethically address the complex issues in contemporary society
  • In as little as 2 years, you can earn your Master's degree online from Lewis University and take your career to the next level
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance and Cyber Security
  • Master of Science in Information Assurance - Cybersecurity Specialization
  • Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies.
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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Austin
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Programs
  • AS in Criminal Justice
  • BS in Criminal Justice
  • Dallas campus named 2013 School of the Year by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • Tuition covers course-required materials for campus students, including books, lab equipment, and class supplies.
  • Offers flat tuition rate to continuously enrolled students who are on track toward program completion.
  • Campus accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 18 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
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Houston
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More Texas Law Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Houston
First-professional
1,252
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Fort Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
3,087
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663

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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin-Round Rock 5920 $131,580
Abilene 100 $
Amarillo 320 $96,960
Beaumont-Port Arthur 480 $116,530
Brownsville-Harlingen 250 $124,760
College Station-Bryan 110 $98,950
Corpus Christi 710 $
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 13420 $154,240
El Paso 800 $131,950
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 12750 $175,380
San Angelo 110 $92,020
San Antonio-New Braunfels 3620 $114,260
Laredo 140 $100,230
Longview 200 $124,260
Lubbock 530 $154,280
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 380 $
Killeen-Temple 210 $103,060
Odessa 100 $138,590
Sherman-Denison 110 $89,530
Tyler 300 $98,750
Waco 240 $130,190
Wichita Falls 100 $104,480

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