Legal and Justice Industry Outlook

Legal titles Positions in 2004 Growth through 2014
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 16,000 9-17%
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 263,000 9-17%
Arbitrators, Mediators and Conciliators 5,200 9-17%
Court Reporters 18,000; 9-17%
Judges, Magistrates, and Magistrate Judges 27,000 9-17%
Lawyers 735,000 9-17%
Legal Secretaries 272,000 9-17%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 224,000 27% or more


Criminal justice titles Positions in 2004 Growth through 2014
Correctional Officers 484,000 0-8%
Dispatchers (Police, fire and ambulance) 266,000 9-17%
Judges, Magistrates, and Magistrate Judges 27,000 9-17%
Lawyers 735,000 9-17%
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 842,000 9-17%
Private Detectives and Investigators 43,000 8-26%
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 93,000 9-17%
Rehabilitation Counselors 131,000 18-26%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers Over 1,000,000 9-17%
Social Advocacy 175,200 9-17%
Social and Human Services Assistants 352,000 27% or more
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder 76,000 18-26%