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Key facts

Total 2018 graduates: 187
  • 80.2% of this school's 2018 graduates were employed and reported a salary.
  • We know that at least 40.1% of this school's 2018 graduates made $65,000 or more.
Median salary: $70,083

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 reported15080.2%$53,000$65,000$108,000$90,433
Employed - No salary reported2211.8%
Non-employed158%
Total graduates187100%

Salary distribution by job sector for 2018 graduates

# of grads % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Private sector - salary reported7841.7%$68,000$105,000$190,000$121,579
Private sector - no salary reported147.5%
Public sector - salary reported72 38.5% $49,875$55,000$62,266 $56,691
Public sector - no salary reported84.3%
Unknown sector00%
Non-employed158%
Total graduates187100%

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 15313974.3% $54,886$68,000$120,000$93,175
J.D. advantage 19115.9% $47,000$55,000$60,000$55,776
Professional 0-0 ----
Non-professional 0-0 ----
Employed 17215080.2% $53,000$65,000$108,000$90,433
Non-employed 15
Total Graduates 187
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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 80 71 38% $68,000 $108,000 $190,000 $124,493
Law firm: Bar passage required 777138% $68,000$108,000$190,000$124,493
Law firm: Other 300%
Business & industry 12 7 3.7% $65,000 $97,000 $115,000 $92,021
Business & industry: Bar passage required 852.7% $97,000$100,000$115,000$101,400
Business & industry: Other 421.1%
Government 24 19 10.2% $50,000 $62,000 $73,000 $63,077
Government: Bar passage required 15158% $56,233$68,000$75,000$66,604
Government: Other 942.1%
Public interest 6 6 3.2% $48,000 $50,500 $52,396 $50,566
Public interest: Bar passage required 863.2% $48,000$50,500$52,396$50,566
Clerkship 45 42 22.5% $49,800 $54,348 $61,218 $54,831
Federal 17 16 8.6% $61,000 $62,440 $67,500 $63,164
State 28 26 13.9% $48,599 $50,000 $53,000 $49,703
Education 5 5 2.7% $50,000 $55,000 $60,000 $55,400
Education: J.D. advantage 552.7% $50,000$55,000$60,000$55,400
Employed 17215080.2% $53,000$65,000$108,000$90,433
Non-employed 15
Total graduates 187

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 80 71 38% $68,000$108,000$190,000$124,493
Solo 0
2-10 attorneys 19 16 8.6% $49,000 $62,500 $67,500 $62,688
11-25 attorneys 7 6 3.2% $65,000 $71,500 $105,000 $79,667
26-50 attorneys 5 5 2.7% $65,000 $65,000 $74,000 $68,800
51-100 attorneys 6 6 3.2% $84,000 $87,500 $105,000 $91,167
101-250 attorneys 6 5 2.7% $115,000 $120,000 $122,000 $114,400
251-500 attorneys 7 7 3.7% $180,000 $190,000 $190,000 $173,000
501+ attorneys 30 26 13.9% $180,000 $190,000 $190,000 $180,154
Size unknown 0
Employed, non-law firm 92 79 42.2%
Non-employed 15
Total graduates 187

Salaries by state for 2018 graduates

Full-time, long-term salaries
# in category # salaries % of class 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Mean
Virginia - 57 30.5% $50,000 $62,000 $75,000 $70,160
Outside of Virginia
or unknown
- 93 49.7% $55,000 $69,000 $180,000 $102,858
Employed 17215080.2% $53,000$65,000$108,000$90,433
Non-employed 15
Total graduates 187