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Employment Statistics

For the Class of 2012 ABA Employment Summary Report, click here.

For the Class of 2012 NALP Employment Summary Report, click here.

Class of 2012 Employment Report (9 Months After Graduation)
      Full Time Part Time
EMPLOYMENT STATUS Number Percentage Long Term Short Term Long Term Short Term
Total Employed 176 82.63% 130 10 23 13
Employed - Bar Passage Required
116 54.5% 99 6 9 2
Employed - JD Advantage 48 22.5% 25 4 9 10
Employed - Professional Position 6 2.8% 4 0 2 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 6 2.8% 2 0 3 1
Employed - Job Category Undeterminable 0 0% 0 0 0 0
Pursuing Graduate Degree - Full Time 5 2.3%        
Unemployed - Start Date Deferred 3 1.4%        
Unemployed - Not Seeking 3 1.4%        
Unemployed - Seeking 23 10.8%        
Employment Status Unknown 3 1.4%        
TOTAL GRADUATES 213 100%        

 

Law School/University Funded Positions
  Number Percentage Long Term Short Term Long Term Short Term
Of Employed -
Law School/
University Funded
9 5.1% 1 0 0 8


 
      FULL TIME PART TIME
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Number Percentage Long Term Short Term Long Term Short Term
Total Employed 176   130 10 23 13
Law Firms 98 55.7% 77 7 11 3
Solo 8 4.5% 2 0 4 2
2 to 10 56 31.8% 45 3 7 1
11 to 25 11 6.3% 9 2 0 0
26 to 50 4 2.3% 4 0 0 0
51 to 100 7 4.0% 6 1 0 0
101 to 250 2 1.1% 2 0 0 0
251 to 500 3 1.7% 3 0 0 0
501+ 6 3.4% 5 1 0 0
Unknown 1 0.6% 1 0 0 0
Business and Industry 41 23.3% 29 1 9 2
Government 12 6.8% 9 2 1 0
Public Interest (Includes Public Defender) 5 2.8% 4 0 1 0
Judicial Clerkship 9 5.1% 9 0 0 0
Federal 7 4.0% 7 0 0 0
State & Local 2 1.1% 2 0 0 0
Other 0 0% 0 0 0 0
Academia 11 6.3% 2 0 1 8
Employer Type Unknown 0 0%        

 

Employment LocationStateNumber
State # Largest Employment California 139
State # Second Largest Employment District of Columbia 6
State # Third Largest Employment Texas 6
# Employed in Foreign Countries   5

 

Salaries of Graduates Employed Full Time/Long Term
by Employer Type
  Total Percentage  
Total Employed Graduates 176    
Employed Full Time/Long Term 130 73.9%  
 
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 130  
Law Firms 77 49 63.6% 62,000 70,000 104,000 86,990
Solo 2 0 0.0% * * * *
2-10

45

21 46.7% 60,000 62,000 70,000 62,714
11-25

9

8 88.9% 60,000 67,500 74,000 65,813
26-50

4

4 100% 70,000 82,000 85,000 79,750
51-100

6

6 100% 70,000 112,500 145,000 111,667
101-250

2

2 100% 106,250 112,500 118,750 112,500
251-500

3

3 100% 142,500 160,000 160,000 148,333
501+

5

5 100% 142,500 160,000 160,000 152,000
Unknown

1

0 0% * * * *
Business & Industry

29

14 48.3% 51,250 64,500 79,500 66,014
Government

9

7 77.8% 47,500 51,630 61,084 53,739
Public Interest (Includes Public Defender)

4

3 75.0% 25,400 30,000 42,500 35,267
Judicial Clerkships

9

7 77.8% 59,625 60,631 62,486 60,713
Federal

7

7 100% 59,250 60,520 61,371 60,101
State & Local 2 1 50%

65,000

65,000 65,000 65,000
Other 0 0 * * * * *
Academia 2 0 0% * * * *

 

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.