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EMPLOYMENT DATA MEASURED 9 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATION

CLASS OF 2011 
CLASS OF 2012
CLASS OF 2013
(Dec. 2010 & May 2011 Classes)
(Dec. 2011 & May 2012 Classes)
(Dec. 2012 & May 2013 Classes)
Number 
Percent
Number 
Percent
Number 
Percent
Status of Graduates
Total Graduates:
402
-
377
-
397
-
Responses to employment survey:
380
94.53% (of 402 graduates)
361
95.76% (of 377 graduates)
387
97.48% (of 397 graduates)
Employed:
343
90.26% (of 380 respondents)
311
86.15% (of 361 respondents)
329
85.01% (of 387 respondents)
Unemployed and seeking work:
25
6.58% (of 380 respondents)
27
7.48% (of 361 respondents)
35
9.04% (of 387 respondents)
Unemployed and not seeking work:
5
1.32% (of 380 respondents)
17
4.71% (of 361 respondents)
11
2.84% (of 387 respondents)
Unemployed - start date deferred
0
-
0
-
0
-
Enrolled in full-time degree program:
7
1.84% (of 380 respondents)
6
1.66% (of 361 respondents)
12
3.1% (of 387 respondents)
Salary Information
Employed graduates reporting salary:
77
22.45% (of 343 employed)
80
25.72% (of 311 employed)
73
22.19% (of 329 employed)
75th percentile salary:
$70,000 (based on 77 responses)
-
$90,000 (based on 80 responses)
-
$86,750 (based on 73 responses)
-
Median salary:
$55,000 (based on 77 responses)
-
$56,000 (based on 80 responses)
-
$60,000 (based on 73 responses)
-
25th percentile salary:
$41,875 (based on 77 responses)
-
$49,500 (based on 80 responses)
-
$52,839 (based on 73 responses)
-
Bar Admission Information
Bar admission required for job:
274
79.88% (of 343 employed)
274
88.1% (of 311 employed)
269
81.76% (of 329 employed)
JD advantage:
43
12.54% (of 343 employed)
17
5.47% (of 311 employed)
42
12.76% (of 329 employed)
Professional other:
26
7.58% (of 343 employed)
18
5.79% (of 311 employed)
18
5.47% (of 329 employed)
Non-professional other:
0
-
2
0.64% (of 311 employed)
0
-
Undeterminable:
0
-
0
-
0
-
Terms of Employment
Employed full-time:
330
96.21% (of 343 employed)
308
85.32% (of 311 employed)
322
97.87% (of 329 employed)
Employed part-time:
13
3.79% (of 343 employed)
3
0.83% (of 311 employed)
7
2.13% (of 329 employed)
Did not indicate FT/PT:
0
0% (of 343 employed)
0
0% (of 311 employed)
0
0% (of 329 employed)
Permanent employment:
333
97.08% (of 343 employed)
306
98.39% (of 311 employed)
329
100% (of 329 employed)
Short-term employment
10
2.92% (of 343 employed)
5
1.61% (of 311 employed)
0
-
Did not indicate permanent/short-term:
0
-
0
-
0
-
Type of Employment
Law firm:
203
59.18% (of 343 employed)
195
62.7% (of 311 employed)
217
65.96% (of 329 employed)
Business or industry:
92
26.82% (of 343 employed)
74
23.79% (of 311 employed)
75
22.8% (of 329 employed)
Government:
24
7.0% (of 343 employed)
29
9.32% (of 311 employed)
27
8.2% (of 329 employed)
Public Interest:
7
2.04% (of 343 employed)
5
1.61% (of 311 employed)
3
0.91% (of 329 employed)
Judicial clerkship:
4
1.17% (of 343 employed)
3
0.96% (of 311 employed)
0
0% (of 329 employed)
Academic:
8
2.33% (of 343 employed)
3
0.96% (of 311 employed)
7
2.13% (of 329 employed)
Military:
5
1.46% (of 343 employed)
2
0.64% (of 311 employed)
0
0% (of 329 employed)
Unknown:
0
-
0
-
0
-
Law Firm Employment
Solo practice:
21
10.34% (of 203 in law firms)
20
10.26% (of 195 in law firms)
24
11.06% (of 217 in law firms)
2 to 10 attorneys:
131
64.53% (of 203 in law firms)
138
70.77% (of 195 in law firms)
122
56.22% (of 217 in law firms)
11 to 25 attorneys:
31
15.27% (of 203 in law firms)
11
5.64% (of 195 in law firms)
40
18.43% (of 217 in law firms)
26 to 50 attorneys:
4
1.97% (of 203 in law firms)
7
3.59% (of 195 in law firms)
6
2.76% (of 217 in law firms)
51 to 100 attorneys:
6
2.96% (of 203 in law firms)
6
3.08% (of 195 in law firms)
8
3.69% (of 217 in law firms)
101 to 250 attorneys:
4
1.97% (of 203 in law firms)
2
1.03% (of 195 in law firms)
6
2.76% (of 217 in law firms)
251 to 500 attorneys:
1
0.49% (of 203 in law firms)
5
2.56% (of 195 in law firms)
5
2.3% (of 217 in law firms)
501 or more attorneys:
5
2.46% (of 203 in law firms)
6
3.08% (of 195 in law firms)
6
2.76% (of 217 in law firms)
Firm size unknown:
0
-  
0
-  
0
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