Class of 2014 Graduate Employment Profile

Class of 2014 Employment Report at 10 Months after Graduation

Employment Status Number Full Time Long Term Full Time Short Term Part Time Long Term Part Time Short Term
Employed – Bar Passage Required 139 133 4 2 0
Employed – JD Advantage 26 23 1 1 1
Employed – Professional Position 6 4 1 0 1
Employed – Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed – Indeterminable* 0 0 0 0 0
Total Employed 171
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time 3
Unemployed – Start Date Deferred 3
Unemployed – Not Seeking 1
Unemployed – Seeking 9
Employment Status Unknown 0
Total graduates 187

* A graduate in indeterminable category may or may not have a term defined

Law School/University Funded Positions Number
Law School/University Funded Full-time Short Term
Law School/University Funded Full-time Long Term 5

 

Employment Type Number
Law Firms
Solo 5
2 – 10 33
11 – 25 3
26 – 50 8
51 – 100 2
101 – 250 8
251 – 500 5
501 + 12
Unknown 0
Business & industry 30
Government 22
Pub. Int. (inc. Pub. Def.) 10
Judicial Clerkships
Federal 8
State & local 9
Other 0
Academia 5
Employer type unknown 0
Total 160

 

Employment Location State Number
State – largest employment North Carolina 82
State – 2nd largest employment District of Columbia 10
State – 3rd largest employment Maryland 8
# employed in foreign countries 0

 

Class of 2014 Employment Categories and Salary Profiles for Full-time Employment

Number Reported

% of Reported

# with Salary

25th
Percentile

Median

75th
Percentile

Mean

Academic

6

3.5

-

-

-

-

-

Business

35

20.5

12

62,500

75,000

93,000

75,858

Judicial Clerkship

17

9.9

17

46,096

49,000

57,000

51,377

Private Practice

80

46.8

55

52,000

67,000

120,000

84,936

Government

23

13.5

15

52,000

57,000

72,000

58,867

Public Interest

10

5.8

5

44,000

46,000

49,000

48,016

 

Size of Firm

Number
Reported

% of
Reported

# with salary

25th
Percentile

Median

75th
Percentile

Mean

2-10

37

46.3

21

45,000

50,000

60,000

52,810

11-25

3

3.8

-

-

-

-

-

26-50

8

10.0

7

60,000

67,000

85,000

72,214

51-100

2

2.5

-

-

-

-

-

101-250

8

10.0

8

55,000

85,000

110,000

86,250

251-500

5

6.3

5

105,000

130,000

135,000

126,000

501+

12

15.0

9

130,000

135,000

160,000

138,333

Solo

5

6.3

-

-

-

-

-

 

Employment by Sector

Number Reported

% of Reported

# with
salary

25th
Percentile

Median

75th
Percentile

Mean

Private

115

67.3

67

55,000

75,000

110,000

83,310

Public

56

32.7

40

45,500

52,500

58,750

52,975

2014 ABA Employment Summary