Starting a career as a lawyer can be a very difficult task with the many requirements needed to be a successful. To start off in the career you need at least 7-8 years of law school. Which costs a large amount of money that totals to around 30,000-40,000. Not to mention that is just for the tuition alone; leaving many of the new lawyers in debt for a portion of their life.

Although the education takes a toll on your money, the annual income for being a lawyer is a very good pay out, 131,990 dollars. The lifestyle with becoming a lawyer is also one that is fairly well looked upon since even though they have to work 42 hours per week, they usually have a decent amount of personal time and most likely have healthy families.

There are many skills that are essential to becoming a good lawyer. For example, to be a good lawyer you need to have confidence, enthusiasm, a good image. Not only that but you will be working in a group so you need to have good teamwork, social skills, and you need to be persuasive. Being in the field of law also requires you to have credibility, civility, and a good academic record. Probably the most important and the foundation of being a lawyer, would be that you need to have very good attention to detail and logical reasoning.

Although many lawyers retire around 65-70 years old, there are still many advantages they get during their career. Like you have really nice salary and a life full of fun. It is a career for people who love to win debates.

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  • Employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024.
  • Healthcare occupations will add more jobs than any other group of occupations.
  • The median annual wage for healthcare practitioners and technical occupations (such as registered nurses, physicians and surgeons, and dental hygienists) was $61,710 in May 2014.

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