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Key Facts

Total 2018 Graduates: 69
  • 63.8% of this school's 2018 graduates were employed and reported a salary.
  • We know that at least 31.9% of this school's 2018 graduates made $54,000 or more.
Median Salary: $50,922

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 Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Employed - Salary Reported4463.8%$47,500$54,000$59,000$56,097
Employed - No Salary Reported1420.3%
Non-Employed1115.9%
Total Graduates69100%

Salary Distribution by Job Sector for 2018 Graduates

# of Grads% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Private Sector - Salary Reported2029%$50,000$55,000$59,000$60,875
Private Sector - No Salary Reported1014.5%
Public Sector - Salary Reported24 34.8% $45,000$48,000$58,500 $52,115
Public Sector - No Salary Reported45.8%
Unknown Sector00%
Non-Employed1115.9%
Total Graduates69100%

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 Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Bar Passage Required 554362.3% $47,500$53,000$58,000$55,774
J.D. Advantage 2-0 ----
Professional 1-0 ----
Non-Professional 0-0 ----
Employed 584463.8% $47,500$54,000$59,000$56,097
Non-Employed 11
Total Graduates 69
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Salaries by Employer Type and Job Type for 2018 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category# Salaries% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Law Firm 28 19 27.5% $50,000 $55,000 $58,000 $58,816
Bar Passage Required 261826.1% $50,000$55,000$55,000$58,194
Other 211.4%
Business & Industry 2 - - - - - -
Government 6 - - - - - -
Public Interest 1 6 8.7% $56,243 $56,512 $57,000 $56,378
Bar Passage Required 668.7% $56,243$56,512$57,000$56,378
Clerkship 21 17 24.6% $44,000 $47,500 $53,000 $49,500
Federal 6 5 7.2% $60,000 $60,000 $62,000 $59,800
State 15 12 17.4% $43,000 $45,000 $47,750 $45,208
Education 0 - - - - - -
Employed 584463.8% $47,500$54,000$59,000$56,097
Non-Employed 11
Total Graduates 69

Law Firm Salaries by Size for 2018 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category# Salaries% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Law Firm Size 28 19 27.5% $50,000$55,000$58,000$58,816
Solo 3
2-10 Attorneys 18 12 17.4% $50,000 $52,500 $55,000 $55,292
11-25 Attorneys 5 5 7.2% $51,000 $55,000 $55,000 $51,800
26-50 Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
51-100 Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
101-250 Attorneys 1 - 0 - - - -
251-500 Attorneys 1 - 0 - - - -
501+ Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
Size Unknown 0
Employed, Non-Law Firm 30 25 36.2%
Non-Employed 11
Total Graduates 69

Salaries by State for 2018 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category# Salaries% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Montana - 38 55.1% $47,000 $50,500 $56,243 $53,375
Outside of Montana
or Unknown
- 6 8.7% $60,000 $67,000 $71,000 $73,333
Employed 584463.8% $47,500$54,000$59,000$56,097
Non-Employed 11
Total Graduates 69