Demographic information on Legal Occupations in the US. The average age of male Legal Occupations in the workforce is 47.3 and of female Legal Occupations is 43.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Legal Occupations is White.
Data on higher education choices for Legal Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Legal Occupations is Social Sciences but a relatively high number of Legal Occupations hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Legal Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Legal Occupations need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Speaking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Legal Occupations need more than the average amount of Negotiation, Persuasion, and Writing.
Projections on wages and job growth for Legal Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Legal Occupations are expected to see a growth of 5.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.