Legal News

Over Three Thousand New Legal Jobs Reported in February
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Over Three Thousand New Legal Jobs Reported in February

Summary: The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that 3,100 jobs were added to the legal industry in February of 2015.

According to Bloomberg, late last week, the most current job figures were released, demonstrating an increase of 3,100 positions in the legal sector. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 295,000 jobs were added in the United States in February, and the unemployment rate has decreased to 5.5 percent.

  
What
Where


In July of 2013, 2,800 legal jobs were added to the industry.

According to the New York Times, however, wage gains are still slow, rising just 0.1 percent during the month of February for private-sector workers. In January, wages rose 0.5 percent. In an entire year, these wages only increased by 2 percent. The slow growth of wages hints that the economy still has some distance to go before it fully recovers.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Do you think the economy will ever fully recover?



View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

The industry that saw the most growth was the service sector. The leisure and hospitality industry reported 66,000 new jobs in February.

What do you do when the legal job market slows down?

The number of persons employed in the legal industry now stands at 1,121,300, up from 1,118,200. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website, the jobs included in this industry are lawyers, judges, law clerks, those in alternative dispute resolution, paralegals, and other such employees.

Over 200,000 jobs were added in October.

These numbers only reflect attorneys and other legal employees who were on payroll records, so certain positions, such as partners in law firms, may not be included in these figures.

Source: Bloomberg

Photo credit: lawrelatedjob.tumblr.com



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

General Municipal Law Attorney with land use experience

USA-CA-Oakland

Oakland office of our client seeks general municipal law attorney with experience advising public ag...

Apply Now

Senior Land Use Attorney with experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks senior land use attorney with 7+ years of experience. The c...

Apply Now

Immigration Attorney with portable business

USA-VA-McLean

McLean office is seeking an immigration attorney with $500,000+ in portable business.

Apply Now

Litigation Attorney with 5-7 years of civil tort experience

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 5-7 years of civil tort experience, inclu...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Experienced Insurance Defense Attorney Needed

USA-NY-Bohemia

Insurance Defense firm (with 15 attorneys in Suffolk and Mineola location), seeks attorneys with 5+ ...

Apply now

Corporate / Commercial Attorney | Lebanon, NH

USA-NH-Lebanon

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC seeks an experienced corporate / commercial attorney to join its Lebanon o...

Apply now

Business Law Junior Associate | Burlington, VT

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Commercial an...

Apply now

Business Law Associate | Burlington

USA-VT-Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 4 to 8 years of experience to join its very busy pr...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top