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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Richmond and Roanoke
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Blacksburg, Lynchburg and Harrisonburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Lawyers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Winchester, Richmond and Virginia Beach

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More Virginia 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
Lynchburg
Doctorate
75,044
Fairfax
Doctorate
35,984
Charlottesville
Doctorate
24,360
Harrisonburg
Doctorate
21,836
Virginia Beach
Doctorate
9,488
Williamsburg
Doctorate
8,740
University of Richmond
Doctorate
4,023
Lexington
Doctorate
2,220
Grundy
Doctorate
128

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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
Charlottesville410 $114,500
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford120 $101,250
Harrisonburg100 $143,490
Lynchburg180 $101,310
Richmond3310 $153,720
Roanoke560 $104,140
Staunton-Waynesboro80 $92,260

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