In the legal field, you will utilize your knowledge of human behavior to help clients with a variety of problems.
Since much of the legal field involves negotiating with other people, an understanding of psychology can provide you with a strong foundation and competitive edge.
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As a paralegal, you assist in legal work, such as research or interviewing clients. Paralegals can work for lawyers, law offices, corporations, or government agencies.
Typical salary: $38,000 - $64,000 per year
As a bailiff, you help run court procedures and maintain order within the courtroom.
Typical salary: $32,000 - $60,000 per year
Judicial Law Clerk
As a judicial law clerk, you will work with a judge to research, prepare, and proofread legal documents.
Typical salary: $32,000- $97,000
Job outlook: Expected to increase by 5.5% by 2026
As a lawyer, you could handle anything from business contract negotiations to criminal trials.
Typical salary: $78,000 - $178,000 per year depending on the type of law
Job outlook: Expected to increase by 8% by 2026
As a judge, you will preside over various cases to advise and administer rulings.
Typical salary: $67,000 - $162,000 per year