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Salary Statistics

Below are salaries of full-time employed Texas Law graduates for the Classes of 2012-14.

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*Class of 2014
*Class of 2013
*Class of 2012
Total Number of Employed Graduates
319
338
343
Number of Salaries Reported
276 (87%)
275 (81%)
242 (71%)
     75th Percentile
$160,000
$160,000
$160,000
     Median
$105,000
$100,000
$91,750
     25th Percentile
$57,982
$57,408
$57,400
     Mean
$106,823
$106,278
$102,756
 
Business or Industry
Number of Salaries Reported
14 (50%)
17 (57%)
12 (31%)
     75th Percentile
$85,000
$92,500
$82,500
     Median
$72,500
$75,000
$63,125
     25th Percentile
$65,000
$59,000
$55,000
     Mean
$76,429
$78,588
$72,271
Government
Number of Salaries Reported
81 (87%)
25 (71%)
16 (39%)
     75th Percentile
$61,644
$57,250
$54,500
     Median
$57,000
$50,704
$50,000
     25th Percentile
$47,019
$42,500
$45,500
     Mean
$54,597
$50,618
$49,513
Judicial Clerkships
Number of Salaries Reported
39 (87%)
47 (98%)
42 (100%)
     75th Percentile
$62,000
$60,000
$60,000
     Median
$58,562
$57,400
$57,404
     25th Percentile
$57,000
$50,000
$50,000
     Mean
$58,706
$55,620
$55,606
Law Firms
Number of Salaries Reported
166 (94%)
167 (82%)
156 (83%)
     75th Percentile
$160,000
$160,000
$160,000
     Median
$160,000
$160,000
$160,000
     25th Percentile
$123,750
$120,000
$93,750
     Mean
$140,669
$138,128
$128,806
Public Interest
Number of Salaries Reported
15 (83%)
15 (88%)
14 (47%)
     75th Percentile
$43,000
$46,000
$45,000
     Median
$42,500
$45,000
$45,000
     25th Percentile
$42,500
$42,500
$39,450
     Mean
$43,200
$45,555
$47,127

See NALP reports for the Class of 2013, and Class of 2012.

* As provided by NALP reporting requirements, salaries may include some annualized salaries based on hourly and/or weekly wages reported.