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Employment Statistics

For the Class of 2011 ABA Employment Summary Report, click here.

For the Class of 2011 NALP Employment Summary Report, click here.

Class of 2011 Employment Report (9 Months After Graduation)
      Full Time Part Time
EMPLOYMENT STATUS Number Percentage Long Term Short Term Long Term Short Term
Total Employed 168 73.30% 121 15 18 14
Employed - Bar Passage Required
117 51.1% 99 8 7 3
Employed - JD Advantage 39 17.0% 18 6 7 8
Employed - Professional Position 2 0.9% 2 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 9 3.9% 1 1 4 3
Employed - Job Category Undeterminable 1 0.4% 1 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree - Full Time 3 1.3%        
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 3 1.3%        
Unemployed - Not Seeking 2 0.9%        
Unemployed - Seeking 49 21.4%        
Employment Status Unknown 4 1.7%        
TOTAL GRADUATES 229 100%        

 

Law School/University Funded Positions
  Number Percentage Long Term Short Term Long Term Short Term
Of Employed -
Law School/
University Funded
12 7.1% 5 2 0 5


 
      FULL TIME PART TIME
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Number Percentage Long Term Short Term Long Term Short Term
Total Employed 168   117 15 20 15
Law Firms 97 57.7% 78 4 10 5
Solo 7 4.2% 2 0 3 2
2 to 10 36 21.4% 29 1 4 2
11 to 25 19 11.3% 17 0 2 0
26 to 50 9 5.4% 8 1 0 0
51 to 100 9 5.4% 9 0 0 0
101 to 250 1 0.6% 1 0 0 0
251 to 500 4 2.4% 4 0 0 0
501+ 10 6% 7 2 1 0
Unknown 2 1.2% 2 0 0 0
Business and Industry 35 20.8% 17 6 9 3
Government 9 5.4% 7 2 0 0
Public Interest (Includes Public Defender) 4 2.4% 2 0 1 1
Judicial Clerkship 11 6.5% 9 1 0 1
Federal 8 4.8% 6 1 0 1
State & Local 3 1.8% 3 0 0 0
Other 0 0% 0 0 0 0
Academia 11 6.5% 4 2 0 5
Employer Type Unknown 1 0.6%        

 

Employment LocationStateNumber
State # Largest Employment California 130
State # Second Largest Employment Texas 10
State # Third Largest Employment District of Columbia 3
# Employed in Foreign Countries   1

 

Salaries of Graduates Employed Full Time/Long Term by Employer Type
  Total Percentage  
Total Employed Graduates 168    
Employed Full Time/Long Term 117 69.6%  
 
EMPLOYER TYPE Total Number Employed FT/LT Number Salaries Reported Percentage Reported 25th Percentile Median 75th Percentile Mean
Total Full Time/Long Term Employed Graduates 117  
Law Firms 79 48 60.8% 60,000 75,000 125,000 87,990
Solo 2 0 0.0% * * * *
2-10

29

11 37.9% 40,000 55,000 62,000 53,727
11-25

17

14 82.4% 60,000 67,500 72,000 66,730
26-50

8

6 75.0% 60,000 75,000 85,000 73,217
51-100

9

5 55.6% 95,000 125,000 155,000 124,000
101-250

1

1 100.0% 90,000 90,000 90,000 90,000
251-500

4

4 100.0% 90,000 160,000 160,000 143,750
501+

7

7 100.0% 144,000 160,000 160,000 147,714
Unknown

2

0 0.0% * * * *
Business & Industry

17

9 52.9% 56,000 60,000 78,000 66,556
Government

7

1 14.3% 45,000 45,000 45,000 45,000
Public Interest (Includes Public Defender)

2

1 50.0% 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000
Judicial Clerkships

9

7 77.8% 50,000 55,000 57,408 54,058
Federal

6

5 83.3% 55,000 57,000 57,408 56,482
State & Local 3 2 66.7%

46,000

46,000 50,000 48,000
Other N/A N/A * * * * *
Academia 4 2 50% 45,000 45,000 80,000 62,500

 

Note: Salary figures were not reported by all respondents. Data reflects full-time, long-term (expected to last more than one year) positions only. Salary figures are not reported for self-employed graduates. For national salary statistics, please consult The Association for Legal Career Professionals' website at www.nalp.org.