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Key Facts

Total 2018 Graduates: 85
  • 57.6% of this school's 2018 graduates were employed and reported a salary.
  • We know that at least 28.8% of this school's 2018 graduates made $58,000 or more.
Median Salary: $53,045

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 Reported4957.6%$52,000$58,000$68,500$58,042
Employed - No Salary Reported1618.8%
Non-Employed2023.5%
Total Graduates85100%

Salary Distribution by Job Sector for 2018 Graduates

# of Grads% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Private Sector - Salary Reported2934.1%$50,000$55,000$65,000$55,898
Private Sector - No Salary Reported1112.9%
Public Sector - Salary Reported20 23.5% $53,799$61,338$68,724 $61,151
Public Sector - No Salary Reported55.9%
Unknown Sector00%
Non-Employed2023.5%
Total Graduates85100%

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 Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Bar Passage Required 484047.1% $53,299$59,838$68,612$60,626
J.D. Advantage 7-0 ----
Professional 7-0 ----
Non-Professional 3-0 ----
Employed 654957.6% $52,000$58,000$68,500$58,042
Non-Employed 20
Total Graduates 85
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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 Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Law Firm 30 23 27.1% $50,000 $58,000 $70,000 $59,080
Bar Passage Required 262124.7% $55,000$60,000$70,000$60,992
Other? 422.4%
Business & Industry 10 6 7.1% $32,000 $44,500 $50,000 $43,700
Government 9 7 8.2% $57,000 $63,000 $78,000 $62,257
Public Interest 1 - - - - - -
Clerkship 13 13 15.3% $53,598 $59,675 $68,500 $60,555
Federal 0 0 - - - -
State 13 11 12.9% $53,598 $66,000 $68,724 $61,929
Education 2 - - - - - -
Employed 654957.6% $52,000$58,000$68,500$58,042
Non-Employed 20
Total Graduates 85

Law Firm Salaries by Size for 2018 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category?# Salaries?% of Class?25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Law Firm Size 30 23 27.1% $50,000$58,000$70,000$59,080
Solo 0
2-10 Attorneys 27 21 24.7% $52,000 $58,000 $70,000 $59,206
11-25 Attorneys 1 - 0 - - - -
26-50 Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
51-100 Attorneys 1 - 0 - - - -
101-250 Attorneys 1 - 0 - - - -
251-500 Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
501+ Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
Size Unknown 0
Employed, Non-Law Firm 35 26 30.6%
Non-Employed 20
Total Graduates 85

Salaries by State for 2018 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category?# Salaries?% of Class?25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
North Dakota - 29 34.1% $55,000 $60,000 $68,724 $60,857
Outside of North Dakota
or Unknown
- 20 23.5% $49,000 $53,799 $61,500 $53,960
Employed 654957.6% $52,000$58,000$68,500$58,042
Non-Employed 20
Total Graduates 85