2019 Career Facts & Statistics

Information below is based on Class of 2019 graduates known to be employed as of March 15, 2020.

Employment Rates
(158 graduates from 9/1/18 to 8/31/19)
Number
Graduates whose employment status is unknown 1
Graduates whose employment status is known 157
Graduates known to be employed 155
Graduates who are enrolled in a full-time degree program 0
Graduates who are unemployed and seeking work 1
Graduates who are unemployed and not seeking work 1

Employment Duration

Type of employment Long term position Short term position
(includes post-grad fellowships, temporary and part-time law firm positions, professional business positions)
Non-Law School funded 148 2
Law School funded 3 2
Total 151 4
Salary Data for Graduates Employed in Law Firms Law Firm Salary
Median starting salary $140,000
75th percentile salary $140,000
25th percentile salary $85,500
Range $60,000 - $190,000
Percent of all 2019 graduates known to be employed in law firms who reported salary data 81.16%
Salary Data for Graduates Employed in Government
(includes any branch of government and judicial clerkships)
Public Sector Salary
Median starting salary $61,470
75th percentile salary $64,436
25th percentile salary $54,459
Range $44,082 - $84,000
Percent of all 2019 graduates known to be employed in the public sector who reported salary data 83.02%
Type of Employment for Graduates Known to be Employed Total Number Long-term Short-term
Law firm
   Solo
   2-10 attorneys
   11-25 attorneys
   26-50 attorneys
   51-100 attorneys
   101-250 attorneys
   251-500 attorneys
   500+ attorneys
   Unknown

0
16
11
1
4
7
10
20
0

0
16
11
1
4
7
10
20
0

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Business & industry 19 18 1
Government 9 7 2
Public interest 13 12 1
Judicial clerkship
   Federal
   State Appellate
   Trial Court
   Other

10
10
24
0

10
10
22
0

0
0
2
0
Education 1 1 0
Unknown employer type 0 0 0
Total 155 151 4
Type of Job for Graduates Known to be Employed Total Full Time Part Time
Bar admission required/anticipated (includes judicial clerks) 144 144 0
J.D. advantage; law degree enhances position (e.g. accounting firm, management consulting firm, law school, or law firm administration) 10 9 1
Professional other 1 0 1
Non-professional other 0 0 0
Unknown type of job 0 0 0
Total 155 153 2

Employment Locations of Graduates Known to be Employed

Region State Number Employed
Mid Atlantic New Jersey 2
  New York 5
  Pennsylvania 2
E. North Central Illinois 7
  Michigan 2
  Wisconsin 5
W. North Central Minnesota 107
  Missouri 1
  North Dakota 1
  South Dakota 1
South Atlantic Florida 1
  Georgia 1
  Washington, D.C. 6
E. South Central Alabama 1
W. South Central Texas 1
Mountain Colorado 1
  New Mexico 1
Pacific California 3
  Hawaii 1
Non U.S. locations Non-U.S. 6
Total   155

March 15, 2020. Subject to change.

This information is based on reporting by graduates and is subject to change. This information is prepared for the purposes of surveys and reporting requirements of the ABA, NALP, and U.S. News & World Report and is reported according to the definitions set forth by NALP and the ABA. Employment statistics reflect positions including: part-time, full-time, contract, temporary, and permanent. This information is not intended as employment advice or for predicting future employment.

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