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Key facts

Total 2018 graduates: 141
  • 48.2% of this school's 2018 graduates were employed and reported a salary.
  • We know that at least 24.1% of this school's 2018 graduates made $65,000 or more.
Median salary: $63,788

This is the most recent median salary for graduates who borrowed, reported in 2020 about graduates from 2016 and 2017. This average is derived from actual tax returns in the year following graduation and mapped to J.D. programs by the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of the Treasury. Learn more.

Additionally, the majority of law schools voluntarily publish salary information about graduates based upon student/graduate surveys, investigation, and public information. This salary information is on this page.

Salary distribution for 2018 graduates

# of grads % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Employed - salary reported6848.2%$51,500$65,000$120,000$86,125
Employed - No salary reported7049.6%
Non-employed32.1%
Total graduates141100%

Salary distribution by job sector for 2018 graduates

# of grads % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Private sector - salary reported4229.8%$65,000$90,000$160,000$105,310
Private sector - no salary reported3927.7%
Public sector - salary reported26 18.4% $47,786$52,050$63,000 $55,135
Public sector - no salary reported3122%
Unknown sector00%
Non-employed32.1%
Total graduates141100%

Additional salary data

Note When a row has no salary data, indicated by a "-" (hyphen), it either means that no graduates reported a salary for the category or that fewer than five graduates reported a salary for the category.

Salaries by job type for 2018 graduates

Full-time, long-term salaries
# in category # Salaries % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Bar passage required 1236546.1% $53,598$65,000$120,000$88,559
J.D. advantage 9-0 ----
Professional 3-0 ----
Non-professional 1-0 ----
Employed 1386848.2% $51,500$65,000$120,000$86,125
Non-employed 3
Total Graduates 141
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Salaries by employer type and job type for 2018 graduates

Full-time, long-term salaries
# in category # Salaries % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Law firm 74 41 29.1% $65,000 $90,000 $160,000 $107,293
Law firm: Bar passage required 704129.1% $65,000$90,000$160,000$107,293
Law firm: Other 400%
Business & industry 7 - - - - - -
Government 20 9 6.4% $47,500 $53,100 $63,300 $62,452
Government: Bar passage required 1585.7% $47,643$58,050$64,233$64,482
Government: Other 510.7%
Public interest 8 5 3.5% $43,732 $50,200 $57,276 $46,097
Public interest: Bar passage required 1153.5% $43,732$50,200$57,276$46,097
Clerkship 23 11 7.8% $49,571 $53,598 $64,000 $55,543
Federal 7 0 - - - -
State 16 7 5% $48,800 $50,000 $53,598 $50,853
Education 6 - - - - - -
Employed 1386848.2% $51,500$65,000$120,000$86,125
Non-employed 3
Total graduates 141

Law firm salaries by size for 2018 graduates

Full-time, long-term salaries
# in category # Salaries % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Law firm size 74 41 29.1% $65,000$90,000$160,000$107,293
Solo 0
2-10 attorneys 24 13 9.2% $52,000 $60,000 $65,000 $60,846
11-25 attorneys 8 - 0 - - - -
26-50 attorneys 13 7 5% $75,000 $85,000 $130,000 $95,000
51-100 attorneys 6 - 0 - - - -
101-250 attorneys 3 - 0 - - - -
251-500 attorneys 6 6 4.3% $120,000 $125,000 $180,000 $136,667
501+ attorneys 14 9 6.4% $180,000 $180,000 $180,000 $172,778
Size unknown 0
Employed, non-law firm 64 27 19.1%
Non-employed 3
Total graduates 141

Salaries by state for 2018 graduates

Full-time, long-term salaries
# in category # salaries % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Iowa - 23 16.3% $52,000 $65,000 $80,000 $64,015
Outside of Iowa
or unknown
- 45 31.9% $51,000 $65,166 $140,000 $97,426
Employed 1386848.2% $51,500$65,000$120,000$86,125
Non-employed 3
Total graduates 141