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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Wisconsin

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Milwaukee, Madison and Wausau
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sheboygan, Green Bay and Janesville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay

Salaries for Lawyers in Wisconsin

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oshkosh, Wausau and Janesville

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More Wisconsin Law Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Wisconsin. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

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
Annual Median Salary
Appleton210 N/A
Janesville-Beloit100 $92,690
Eau Claire110 $94,290
Fond du Lac40 $92,040
Green Bay250 $106,880
Madison1710 $125,450
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis3530 N/A
Oshkosh-Neenah160 $83,670
Racine100 $71,760
Sheboygan80 $144,910
Wausau190 $120,690

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