ABA Employment Summaries

Class of 2017 — 10 months after graduation

Placement Rates

Status Full Time, Long Term Full Time, Short Term Part Time, Long Term Part Time, Short Term Number Percentage
Employed – Bar Passage Required 122 9 3 2 136 77%
Employed – JD Advantage 13 2 1 2 18 10%
Employed – Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Employed – Non-Professional Position 1 3 0 1 5 3%
Employed – Law School/University Funded 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Employed – Job Category Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Pursuing Graduate Degree Full-Time 0 0%
Unemployed – Start Date Deferred 0 0%
Unemployed – Not Seeking 0 0%
Unemployed – Seeking 17 7%
Employment Status Unknown 1 1%
Total graduates 177

Employment Type and Median Salaries

Type Percentage 25th Percentile Median Salary 75th Percentile
Private Practice 44% $78,750 $108,500 $165,000
Clerkships 14% $51,699 $55,330 $61,411
Business 14% $75,000 $90,000 $105,000
Public Interest 15% $50,000 $63,000 $63,989
Government 12% $56,384 $63,000 $67,255
Education 1%

Employment Location

Region # of Jobs % of Jobs
Pacific 140 88%
South Atlantic 4 3%
Mid Atlantic 4 3%
Midwest 3 3%
Mountain West 3 2%
New England 1 1%
Non U.S. Locations 4 2%

Bar Passage Rates

 
Washington State Bar UW JD First Time Pass Rate State Average
July 2017 86.3% 78.9%
July 2016 91.0% 77.5%
July 2015 90.5% 88.9%