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Legal - GPS Your Career


GPS Your Career: According to the BLS, the States with the highest employment level in the Legal occupational group are:

California (124,150 workers)
New York (108,300)
Florida (84,040)
Texas (83,070)
Illinois (44,870)

States with the highest concentration of jobs are:

District of Columbia (55.46 per 1,000 jobs)
New York (11.90)
Delaware (11.23)
Florida (10.22)
Virginia (9.62)

The top paying States for this occupation are below.  In a word, the District of Columbia dominates in terms of job concentration and top paying jobs in this occupation.

District of Columbia ($162,710 annual mean wage)
New York ($131,770)
California ($125,150)
Massachusetts ($122,330)
New Jersey ($114,100)