Career Outlook for Lawyers

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The overall job outlook for Lawyer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 7.72 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.29 percent per year. Demand for Lawyers is expected to go up, with an expected 296,360 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.60 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Lawyers in the following states
California 68,010
New York 65,070
Florida 41,240
Texas 33,470
Illinois 28,720
District of Columbia 28,390
Pennsylvania 22,680
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Lawyers
Guam 120
Virgin Islands 240
North Dakota 630
Wyoming 710
South Dakota 730
Alaska 910
Vermont 1,120