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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
 

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