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Key facts

Total 2018 graduates: 77
  • 55.8% of this school's 2018 graduates were employed and reported a salary.
  • We know that at least 27.9% of this school's 2018 graduates made $55,000 or more.
Median salary: $51,551

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 reported4355.8%$49,000$55,000$64,300$58,030
Employed - No salary reported1519.5%
Non-employed1924.7%
Total graduates77100%

Salary distribution by job sector for 2018 graduates

# of grads % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Private sector - salary reported3039%$50,000$55,000$65,000$60,283
Private sector - no salary reported1215.6%
Public sector - salary reported13 16.9% $43,000$51,000$60,000 $52,831
Public sector - no salary reported33.9%
Unknown sector00%
Non-employed1924.7%
Total graduates77100%

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 433950.6% $49,000$55,000$63,000$57,367
J.D. advantage 12-0 ----
Professional 1-0 ----
Non-professional 2-0 ----
Employed 584355.8% $49,000$55,000$64,300$58,030
Non-employed 19
Total Graduates 77
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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 31 26 33.8% $50,000 $55,000 $60,000 $55,058
Law firm: Bar passage required 262431.2% $50,000$55,000$61,250$55,813
Law firm: Other 522.6%
Business & industry 11 - - - - - -
Government 14 7 9.1% $43,000 $43,500 $64,300 $50,114
Government: Bar passage required 879.1% $43,000$43,500$64,300$50,114
Government: Other 600%
Public interest 1 5 6.5% $51,000 $55,000 $57,000 $53,200
Public interest: Bar passage required 556.5% $51,000$55,000$57,000$53,200
Clerkship 1 0 - - - -
Federal 0 0 - - - -
State 1 0 - - - -
Education 0 - - - - - -
Employed 584355.8% $49,000$55,000$64,300$58,030
Non-employed 19
Total graduates 77

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 31 26 33.8% $50,000$55,000$60,000$55,058
Solo 0
2-10 attorneys 20 15 19.5% $45,000 $55,000 $60,000 $53,133
11-25 attorneys 6 6 7.8% $50,000 $55,000 $65,000 $56,667
26-50 attorneys 4 - 0 - - - -
51-100 attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
101-250 attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
251-500 attorneys 1 - 0 - - - -
501+ attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
Size unknown 0
Employed, non-law firm 27 17 22.1%
Non-employed 19
Total graduates 77

Salaries by state for 2018 graduates

Full-time, long-term salaries
# in category # salaries % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Illinois - 36 46.8% $49,500 $55,000 $64,000 $58,556
Outside of Illinois
or unknown
- 7 9.1% $44,000 $52,000 $64,300 $55,329
Employed 584355.8% $49,000$55,000$64,300$58,030
Non-employed 19
Total graduates 77