Employment Statistics

For complete employment information pertaining to the University of Oklahoma College of Law, please view the ABA and NALP Report links below:

ABA Employment Summary Reports

NALP Reports

 

 

Employment 9 Months after Graduation

 

Class of 2012

Class of 2011

Class of 2010

Total Graduates

188

163

177

Employed

167

145

146

Bar Passage Required

133

107

103

JD Preferred

24

22

23

Other Professional

9

14

9

Non-Professional

1

2

8

Unknown

0

0

3

OU Short-Term Employment

0

0

0

Pursuing Graduate Degree

4

3

5

Unemployed – Not Seeking

5

9

18

Unemployed – Seeking

12

6

8

Employment Status Unknown

0

0

0

 

Employment Types for Employed Graduates

 

Class of 2012

Class of 2011

Class of 2010

Law Firms

 

 

 

Solo

1

3

5

2-10

48

47

40

11-25

17

15

13

26-50

8

4

2

51-100

4

6

4

101-250

4

7

9

251-500

2

2

0

501+

3

1

2

Business and Industry

34

28

18

Government

18

26

7

Public Interest

7

1

4

Judicial Clerkship

5

3

7

Academia

3

2

4

 


 

Employment Status – Class of 2012

Employment Status

Full Time
Long Term

Full Time
Short Term

Part Time
Long Term

Part Time

Short Term

 

Total

Employed – Bar Passage Required

126

2

3

2

133

Employed – JD Advantage

20

1

3

0

24

Employed – Professional

7

0

1

1

9

Employed Non-Professional

1

0

0

0

1

Employed – Undeterminable

 

 

 

 

0

Graduate Degree- Full Time

 

 

 

 

4

Unemployed – Start Date Deferred

 

 

 

 

0

Unemployed – Not Seeking

 

 

 

 

5

Unemployed – Seeking

 

 

 

 

12

Employment Status Unknown

 

 

 

 

0

Total Graduates

 

 

 

 

188

 

Timing of Job Offer – Class of 2012

 

Number Reported

Percent of Reported

After Bar Results

42

25.1%

Before Graduation

84

50.3%

Before Bar Results

41

24.6%

                       Subtotal

167

100%

 

Full-Time Salaries of Employed Graduates

 

Class of 2012

Class of 2011

Class of 2010

Total Employed Graduates

 

 

 

Salaries Reported

142/167 (85%)

123/145 (84.8%)

119/146 (81.5%)

25th Percentile Mean

45,000

40,456

42,000

Median

50,500

55,000

55,000

75th Percentile

77,500

70,000

75,000

Mean

62,482

60,346

61,262

Law Firm (Attorney Position)

 

 

 

Salaries Reported

78/90 (86.6%)

68/81 (83.9%)

44/56 (78.6%)

25th Percentile Mean

45,000

45,000

46,500

Median

51,500

56,250

63,500

75th Percentile

85,000

80,000

100,000

Mean

66,710

65,013

71,936

Business and Industry

 

 

 

Salaries Reported

31/37 (83.8%)

22/28 (78.6%)

17/18 (94.4%)

25th Percentile Mean

45,000

42,000

32,000

Median

60,000

60,000

50,000

75th Percentile

84,000

62,000

65,000

Mean

67,871

55,801

50,206

Government

 

 

 

Salaries Reported

18/23 (78.2%)

24/26 (92.3%)

7

25th Percentile Mean

40,000

37,500

-

Median

43,500

40,000

-

75th Percentile

55,000

55,750

-

Mean

48,528

47,008

-

Judicial Clerk

 

 

 

Salaries Reported

5/5 (100%)

3

7/7 (100%)

25th Percentile Mean

57,000

-

56,000

Median

57,000

-

57,408

75th Percentile

57,406

-

83,006

Mean

51,363

-

64,982

 

Geographic Location – Employed Graduates

 

Class of 2012

Class of 2011

Class of 2010

New England

1

 

 

Mid-Atlantic

1

2

1

East North Central

2

 

 

West North Central

 

3

3

South Atlantic

3

9

6

East South Central

1

-

1

West South Central

150

125

119

Mountain

5

3

3

Pacific

2

1

3

Foreign

 

2

-

                              Total

 

145

136

 

Largest Three Employment Locations

 

Class of 2012

Class of 2011

Class of 2010

Oklahoma

128

112

111

Texas

25

13

14

District of Columbia

2

7

4

*Class of 2012, 3rd largest market was Colorado with 3 graduates

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