Employment Stats 2015, 2014 and 2013 – BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School

Employment Stats 2015, 2014 and 2013

BYU Law School Career Services

2015 Employment Information (10 months after graduation)
2014 and 2013 Employment Information (9 months after graduation)

 

Information for 2015 collected from 133 graduate profiles
Information for 2014 collected from 138 graduate profiles

Information for 2013 collected from 147 graduate profiles

 

2015 2014 2013
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Status
Employed – All 117 of 133 87.97% 128 of 138 92.75% 135 of 147 91.84%
Employed – Full Time 101 of 133 75.94% 122* of 138 88.41% 116 of 147 78.91%
Employed – Part Time 16 of 133 12.03% 6 of 138 4.35% 19 of 147 12.93%
Unemployed – Seeking 7 of 133 5.26% 5 of 138 3.62% 6 of 147 4.08%
Unemployed – Not Seeking 6 of 133 4.51% 5 of 138 3.62% 4 of 147 2.72%
Pursuing Graduate Degree 1 of 133 0.75% 0 of 138 0.00% 2 of 147 1.36%
Employment Status Unknown 1 of 133 0.75% 0 of 138 0.00% 0 of 147 0.00%
 

 

2015 2014 2013
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Requirements for Position
Bar Admission Required** 95 of 117 81.20% 109 of 128 85.16% 112 of 135 82.96%
JD Advantage*** 17 of 117 14.53% 19 of 128 14.84% 18 of 135 13.33%
Professional Position 5 of 117 4.27% 0 of 128 0.00% 4 of 135 2.96%
Non-professional Position 0 of 117 0.00% 0 of 128 0.00% 1 of 135 0.74%
 

 

2015 2014 2013
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Job Type
Judicial Clerkship 18 of 117 15.38% 20 of 128 15.63% 18 of 135 13.33%
Law Firm 52 of 117 44.44% 58 of 128 45.31% 65 of 135 48.15%
Government 18 of 117 15.38% 25 of 128 19.53% 20 of 135 14.81%
Public Interest 6 of 117 5.13% 6 of 128 4.69% 3 of 135 2.22%
Academic 3 of 117 2.56% 2 of 128 1.56% 3 of 135 2.22%
Business or Industry 20 of 117 17.09% 17 of 128 13.28% 26 of 135 19.26%
Law School or University Funded 12 of 117 10.26% 11 of 128 8.59% 8 of 135 5.93%
 

 

2015 2014 2013
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Employer Region
New England 0 of 117 0.00% 0 of 128 0.00% 1 of 135 0.74%
Mid-Atlantic 1 of 117 0.85% 0 of 128 0.00% 2 of 135 1.48%
East North Central 2 of 117 1.71% 1 of 128 0.78% 2 of 135 1.48%
West North Central 0 of 117 0.00% 1 of 128 0.78% 2 of 135 1.48%
South Atlantic 9 of 117 7.69% 6 of 128 4.69% 12 of 135 8.89%
East South Central 0 of 117 0.00% 1 of 128 0.78% 0 of 135 0.00%
West South Central 5 of 117 4.27% 5 of 128 3.91% 12 of 135 8.89%
Mountain 81 of 117 69.23% 83 of 128 64.84% 88 of 135 65.19%
Pacific 15 of 117 12.82% 30 of 128 23.44% 16 of 135 11.85%
International 2 of 117 1.71% 1 of 128 0.78% 0 of 135 0.00%
Location Unknown 0 of 117 0.00% 0 of 128 0.00% 0 of 135 0.00%

 

*Includes 12 year-long, full-time public interest fellowships funded by the BYU Law School.
**Includes 9 year-long, full-time public interest fellowships funded by the BYU Law School.
***Includes 3 year-long, full-time public interest fellowships funded by the BYU Law School.

 

 

Salary Information

Salaries by Employer Type for 2015

# w/ Jobs Reporting Salary % w/ Jobs Reporting Salary Average Min 25th% Median 75th% Max
Overall 67 of 117 57.26% $70,521.00 $20,000.00 $48,000.00 $65,000.00 $80,000.00 $160,000.00
Jud Clerk 15 of 18 83.33% $46,713.00 $35,000.00 $35,000.00 $45,000.00 $52,000.00 $74,300.00
Law Firm 30 of 52 57.69% $86,567.00 $20,000.00 $65,000.00 $77,500.00 $110,000.00 $160,000.00
Government 8 of 18 44.44% $58,788.00 $50,000.00 $51,000.00 $56,350.00 $65,300.00 $75,000.00
Pub Int 0 of 6 0.00% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Academic 1 of 3 33.33% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Business or Industry 13 of 20 43.33% $70,534.00 $37,440.00 $62,000.00 $67,000.00 $74,000.00 $110,000.00
Law School Funded**** 12 of 12 100% $40,000.00 $40,000.00 $40,000.00 $40,000.00 $40,000.00 $40,000.00

 

**** Because of the way NALP treats “stipends” in their salary reporting and statistics, the stipends for law school/university funded positions are not included in the “Overall Employed,” “Judicial Clerkship,” “Government,” or “Public Interest” salary numbers above. Our fellows work in a variety of government, non-profit, and other public interest positions.

 

 

Salaries by Firm Size for 2015

# of Attorneys # w/ Jobs Reporting Salary % w/ Jobs Reporting Salary Average Min 25th% Median 75th% Max
1 to 10 12 of 25 48.00% $63,917.00 $32,000.00 $55,000.00 $67,000.00 $72,000.00 $84,000.00
11 to 25 3 of 4 75.00% $83,333.00 $65,000.00 N/A $75,000.00 N/A $110,000.00
26 to 50 3 of 4 75.00% $81,667.00 $45,000.00 N/A $80,000.00 N/A $120,000.00
51 to 100 4 of 6 66.67% $78,250.00 $20,000.00 N/A $86,500.00 N/A $120,000.00
101 to 250 3 of 4 75.00% $105,667.00 $100,000.00 N/A $107,000.00 N/A $110,000.00
251 to 500 3 of 3 100.00% $128,333.00 $115,000.00 N/A $125,000.00 N/A $145,000.00
501+ 2 of 3 66.67% $160,000.00 $160,000.00 N/A $160,000.00 N/A $160,000.00
Solo Practice 0 of 3 0.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

 

 

Salaries by Employer Type for 2014

# w/ Jobs Reporting Salary % w/ Jobs Reporting Salary Average Min 25th% Median 75th% Max
Overall Employed 88 of 128 68.8% $75,872 $23,000 $54,250 $61,000 $98,750 $160,000
Judicial Clerkship 19 of 20 95.0% $46,481 $31,000 $35,000 $46,500 $57,982 $62,000
Law Firm 42 of 58 72.4% $99,190 $60,000 $64,500 $97,500 $121,000 $160,000
Government 0 of 25 0.0% $73,050
Public Interest 1 of 6 16.7% $46,000 $46,000 $46,000
Academic 1 of 2 50.0% $23,000 $23,000 $23,000
Buisness or Industry 10 of 17 58.8% $70,913 $40,000 $54,750 $67,750 $76,156 $135,000
Law School Funded**** 11 of 11 100% $24,000.00 $24,000.00 $24,000.00 $24,000.00 $24,000.00 $24,000.00

 

**** Because of the way NALP treats “stipends” in their salary reporting and statistics, the stipends for law school/university funded positions are not included in the “Overall Employed,” “Judicial Clerkship,” “Government,” or “Public Interest” salary numbers above. Our fellows work in a variety of government, non-profit, and other public interest positions.

 

 

Salaries by Firm Size for 2014

# of Attorneys # w/ Jobs Reporting Salary % w/ Jobs Reporting Salary Average Min 25th% Median 75th% Max
2 to 10 14 of 25 56.0% $64,857 $60,000 $60,000 $60,000 $71,250 $80,000
11 to 25 4 of 5 80.0% $91,250 $60,000 $95,000 $115,000
26 to 50 3 of 3 100.0% $105,000 $95,000 $100,000 $120,000
51 to 100 5 of 5 100.0% $103,600 $95,000 $97,500 $105,000 $109,000 $110,000
101 to 250 3 of 4 75.0% $88,667 $66,000 $100,000 $100,000
251 to 500 4 of 5 80.0% $132,500 $70,000 $150,000 $160,000
501+ 9 of 9 100.0% $140,444 $70,000 $117,000 $160,000 $160,000 $160,000
Solo Practice 0 of 2

 

 

Salaries by Employer Type for 2013

# w/ Jobs Reporting Salary % w/ Jobs Reporting Salary Average Min 25th% Median 75th% Max
Overall 75 of 135 55.6% $77,267 $31,500 $47,500 $60,000 $100,000 $165,000
Jud Clerk 18 of 18 100% $45,919 $31,500 $32,625 $45,461 $53,250 $70,000
Law Firm 35 of 65 53.85% $101,543 $36,000 $60,000 $100,000 $160,000 $165,000
Govt 9 of 20 45.0% $50,276 $37,000 $45,500 $53,200 $54,516 $70,000
Pub Int 0 of 3 0.0%
Acad 1 of 3 33.3% $46,462 $46,462 $46,462
Business 12 of 26 46.2% $76,292 $55,000 $59,250 $69,750 $98,750 $110,000
Military 0
Unknown 0

 

 

Salaries by Firm Size for 2013

# of Attorneys # w/ Jobs Reporting Salary % w/ Jobs Reporting Salary Average Min 25th% Median 75th% Max
2 to 10 8 of 32 25.0% $63,250 $36,000 $43,750 $60,000 $83,750 $100,000
11 to 25 3 of 5 60.0% $80,667 $62,000 $70,000 $110,000
26 to 50 8 of 9 88.9% $71,875 $60,000 $60,000 $60,000 $91,250 $100,000
51 to 100 3 of 4 75.0% $122,000 $100,000 $101,000 $165,000
101 to 250 2 of 2 100.0% $117,500 $90,000 $145,000
251 to 500 2 of 2 100.0% $140,000 $120,000 $160,000
501+ 9 of 9 100.0% $150,000 $110,000 $140,000 $160,000 $160,000 $160,000
Unknown 0 of 0
Solo 0 of 2