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Best states for a Legal Counsel

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Do you want to become a Legal Counsel at Amazon, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for Legal Counsels that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

Our research shows that District of Columbia is the best state in the country for Legal Counsels.

The most common schools for Legal Counsels are Georgetown University, New York Law School, and Boston University, and the most common majors are Law and Legal Research And Advanced Professional Studies.

56% of people in the field are White, while 17% are Hispanic or Latino.

We found that the South is best for Legal Counsels, and the Northeast is the worst.

Gallatin is the best city in the country for Legal Counsel jobs, where as District of Columbia is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Legal Counsels in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Massachusetts
  3. New York
  4. Washington
  5. Illinois
  6. Connecticut
  7. Colorado
  8. Virginia
  9. California
  10. New Jersey
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  • (132 jobs)
  • (297 jobs)
  • (129 jobs)
  • (178 jobs)
  • (43 jobs)
  • (94 jobs)
  • (110 jobs)
  • (653 jobs)
  • (99 jobs)

In order to help Legal Counsels decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

Here is the list of best states for Legal Counsel jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Legal Counsels in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
81 $151,786 $99,000 $230,000 3.48
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Massachusetts

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
132 $130,871 $85,000 $199,000 1.33
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in Massachusetts

3. New York

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
297 $128,864 $89,000 $185,000 1.91
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in New York

4. Washington

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
129 $157,920 $151,000 $164,000 1.49
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in Washington

5. Illinois

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
178 $118,056 $77,000 $179,000 1.24
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in Illinois

6. Connecticut

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
43 $119,718 $78,000 $182,000 1.14
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in Connecticut

7. Colorado

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
94 $118,056 $77,000 $179,000 1.36
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in Colorado

8. Virginia

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
110 $118,056 $77,000 $179,000 0.93
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in Virginia

9. California

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
653 $116,784 $76,000 $179,000 1.71
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in California

10. New Jersey

Total Legal Counsel Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
99 $110,390 $72,000 $167,000 1.08
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Legal Counsel Jobs in New Jersey

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Legal Counsel

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Legal Counsel

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