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We no longer update information about Thomas Jefferson because of one or more of the following reasons:

  • The school merged with another school
  • The school closed
  • The school lost its ABA accreditation

Key facts

Total 2018 graduates: 144
  • 20.8% of this school's 2018 graduates were employed and reported a salary.
  • We know that at least 10.4% of this school's 2018 graduates made $55,617 or more.
Median salary: $48,041

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 reported3020.8%$48,500$55,617$65,850$59,290
Employed - No salary reported4329.9%
Non-employed7149.3%
Total graduates144100%

Salary distribution by job sector for 2018 graduates

# of grads % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Private sector - salary reported2316%$48,000$58,000$70,000$59,262
Private sector - no salary reported3927.1%
Public sector - salary reported7 4.9% $50,000$55,000$65,850 $59,383
Public sector - no salary reported21.4%
Unknown sector21.4%
Non-employed7149.3%
Total graduates144100%

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 332013.9% $51,500$59,000$70,000$62,559
J.D. advantage 2464.2% $48,000$50,000$50,000$49,400
Professional 16-0 ----
Non-professional 0-0 ----
Employed 733020.8% $48,500$55,617$65,850$59,290
Non-employed 71
Total Graduates 144
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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 49 19 13.2% $48,000 $55,000 $70,000 $60,021
Law firm: Bar passage required 29149.7% $50,000$60,000$70,000$64,679
Law firm: Other 2053.5%
Business & industry 13 - - - - - -
Government 4 - - - - - -
Public interest 3 - - - - - -
Clerkship 1 0 - - - -
Federal 0 0 - - - -
State 1 0 - - - -
Education 1 - - - - - -
Employed 733020.8% $48,500$55,617$65,850$59,290
Non-employed 71
Total graduates 144

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 49 19 13.2% $48,000$55,000$70,000$60,021
Solo 2
2-10 attorneys 33 11 7.6% $38,400 $48,500 $60,000 $49,400
11-25 attorneys 5 - 0 - - - -
26-50 attorneys 3 - 0 - - - -
51-100 attorneys 1 - 0 - - - -
101-250 attorneys 2 - 0 - - - -
251-500 attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
501+ attorneys 2 - 0 - - - -
Size unknown 1
Employed, non-law firm 24 11 7.6%
Non-employed 71
Total graduates 144

Salaries by state for 2018 graduates

Full-time, long-term salaries
# in category # salaries % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
California - 21 14.6% $50,000 $58,000 $70,000 $61,756
Outside of California
or unknown
- 8 5.6% $44,050 $51,750 $60,000 $53,200
Employed 733020.8% $48,500$55,617$65,850$59,290
Non-employed 71
Total graduates 144