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Employment Report & Salary Survey (ERSS) Info

NALP's annual survey of each law school's graduating class is known as the ERSS, or Employment Report and Salary Survey.

NALP Best Practices Guide for Managing Law School Employment Outcomes

ERSS Regions (PDF)
Methodology for Calculating Graduate Employment Data (PDF)


Information about NALP's ERSS software

ERSS software update as of October 2013
ERSS Software User Guide (PDF) 


Graduate Surveys: Class of 2014

2014 Graduate Survey and FAQs (PDF)


Graduate Surveys: Class of 2013

Please note: ERSS data for the Class of 2013 is due in the NALP office on March 21, 2014, with employment status reported as of February 15, 2014. The ABA-mandated change to reporting status as of March 15 is effective with the Class of 2014.

2013 Graduate Survey and FAQs (PDF)


Graduate Surveys: Class of 2012

2012 Graduate Survey and FAQs (PDF - updated December 2012)

2012 Graduates We Need Your Help (PDF)

2012 Instruction Booklet for Career Services (PDF)

Guidelines for Surveying Your Graduates (PDF)

Before You Hit Send (PDF)

What's New For 2012 (PDF)

2012 Submission Form (PDF)



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