Bountiful, UT (population: 45,723) has twelve legal schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Utah, the highest ranked school in this group with a legal program, has a total student population of 29,284. It is the 129th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Utah.
Legal students from Bountiful schools who go on to become legal professionals, judges, lawyers, paralegals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 999,020 people working as legal employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $95,820. Also, Court reporters make on average $52,460 per year and there are about 18,780 of them employed in the US today.
Bountiful lies in Davis county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Ogden-Clearfield area has 194,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.11/hr average worker wage, and a $37,670 average annual salary.
Of the 12 legal schools with a 100-mile radius of Bountiful, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Murray comes out as the most expensive ($22,568/yr) for legal students, with Davis Applied Technology College as the lowest, reported at only $5,880/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bountiful|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||7.6 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||15.0 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||22.7 miles|