April 10, 2008
Recent Survey Reveals Oregon Law Class of 2007’s High Employment Rate
A recent employment survey of Oregon Law’s class of 2007 revealed that 94.3 percent of graduates were employed within nine months of graduation.
The survey queried 2007 graduates on their type of work, employment locations and the salaries of graduates employed full-time. More than 98 percent of the total class responded to the survey.
Highlights of the survey results include:
94.3 percent of graduates were employed within nine months of graduation
43.3 percent work in private practice; 18 percent as judicial clerks; 16 percent in government; and 14 percent in business and industry
53 percent are employed in Oregon; 47 percent are employed out-of-state, primarily in California, Washington and Nevada
The mean (average) salary of graduates working in private practice is $75,562; $74,670 in business and industry; $54,749 in government; $46,925 in public interest, and $40,770 in judicial clerkships
Complete employment survey results for the class of 2007 can be downloaded.
Employment Survey/Type of Work
Employment Locations/Salaries of Graduates Employed Full Time