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 43% $65,000 $105,000 $145,000
Clerkships 21% $50,000 $51,811 $62,531
Business 12% $75,000 $83,000 $100,000
Public Interest 12% $49.500 $53,649 $59,500
Government 11% $60,000 $62,000 $66,000
Education 1%

Employment Location

Region # of Jobs % of Jobs
Pacific 115 85%
South Atlantic 6 4%
Mid Atlantic 4 3%
Midwest 3 2%
Mountain West 3 2%
Territories 1 1%
Non U.S. Locations 4 3%

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%