Houston makes its case as a top market for lawyers

Market was only outdone by Atlanta
  • Houston is considered a top market for lawyers, wealth and millenials.
  • SpareFoot utilized dated median home price info when determining Houston's ranking.
  • Metro is home to a group of law firms that employ a sizable volume of people.

Home prices, higher than average salaries and job availability make Houston the second best market nationally for lawyers. According to a ranking from SpareFoot, the average annual salary for a lawyer in Houston is $90,000. Based on the amount of school debt that typically burdens a lawyer, the availability of industry jobs and the cost of living in the area, Houston outranks big cities like Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.