Reported Salaries by State for Full-Time Jobs in Business, Government, Public Interest, and Judicial Clerkship Positions Taken by the Class of 2011

January 2013

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Reported Salaries by State for Full-Time Jobs in Business
Reported Salaries by State for Full-Time Jobs in Government
Reported Salaries by State for Full-time Jobs in Public Interest Organizations
Reported Salaries by State for Federal Judicial Clerkship Positions
Reported Salaries by State for State Judicial Clerkship Positions


Reported Salaries by State for Full-Time Jobs in Business Taken by the Class of 2011

State PERCENTILE: 90% of Reported Salaries
Fell in the Range:
Mean Salary # of Salaries
Reported
25th Median 75th
AL $42,000 $50,000 $52,000 $20,800 - 59,180 $45,998 10
AR 40,800 56,500 75,000 35,000 - 93,000 58,006 16
AZ 55,000 68,000 75,000 47,500 - 107,000 68,992 21
CA 52,000 72,000 95,000 31,000 - 140,000 76,481 238
CO 50,000 73,500 87,500 38,000 - 120,000 78,199 38
CT 58,000 75,000 120,000 46,800 - 168,000 88,758 41
DC 50,000 67,500 85,000 40,000 - 150,000 77,647 62
FL 45,000 60,000 80,000 30,000 - 120,000 66,149 82
GA 60,000 72,750 87,895 44,550 - 125,000 76,456 68
HI 50,000 49,376 8
IA 38,600 42,750 58,500 25,000 - 75,000 47,850 12
ID 62,000 62,600 5
IL 50,000 65,000 80,000 35,000 - 130,000 71,582 121
IN 50,000 60,000 75,000 34,000 - 101,000 64,681 22
KS 35,000 45,500 60,000 30,000 - 73,000 47,901 22
KY 45,000 49,000 80,000 31,200 - 120,000 63,173 22
LA 45,000 50,000 60,000 15,840 - 100,000 51,322 19
MA 53,500 70,000 97,500 40,000 - 156,250 80,110 80
MD 60,000 68,000 80,000 45,000 - 132,000 73,734 47
ME 40,000 48,750 60,000 30,000 - 65,000 47,750 10
MI 40,000 60,000 72,600 30,000 - 150,000 67,093 57
MN 47,000 56,000 70,000 30,000 - 150,000 64,504 77
MO 49,000 57,500 66,500 35,500 - 119,000 62,650 20
NC 48,920 65,000 82,500 30,000 - 135,000 74,412 32
ND 65,000 57,678 9
NE 45,000 52,000 62,400 27,000 - 90,000 55,153 19
NJ 50,000 70,000 90,000 35,000 - 110,000 71,070 31
NM 55,000 67,000 5
NV 60,000 64,000 71,250 43,000 - 75,000 63,433 12
NY 60,000 75,000 100,000 30,000 - 175,000 82,175 238
OH 45,000 62,000 70,000 32,000 - 110,000 67,932 107
OK 60,000 61,810 75,000 40,000 - 130,000 68,270 56
OR 57,000 60,867 9
PA 45,600 60,000 75,000 34,000 - 130,000 66,440 93
SC 65,000 64,231 9
TN 50,000 60,000 75,000 45,000 - 100,000 64,143 21
TX 55,000 65,000 83,500 40,000 - 135,200 73,625 179
UT 50,000 72,800 85,000 30,000 - 150,000 71,459 17
VA 55,000 70,000 90,000 32,700 - 135,000 77,450 76
WA 48,000 68,250 82,000 30,000 - 125,000 68,592 38
WI 56,000 62,000 105,000 34,000 - 144,300 81,681 29

Note: Figures are based on salaries reported for full-time jobs lasting at least a year. States with fewer than five salaries reported are not included in this table. Only medians and means are shown if fewer than ten salaries were reported.
Source: NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey for the Class of 2011


Reported Salaries by State for Full-Time Jobs in Government Taken by the Class of 2011

State PERCENTILE: 90% of Reported Salaries
Fell in the Range:
Mean Salary # of Salaries
Reported
25th Median 75th
AL  $40,000 $60,000 $70,000 $31,000 - 73,416 $55,498 15
AR 47,000 45,140 5
AZ 54,000 57,000 58,996 42,000 - 80,000 58,849 28
CA 52,000 60,000 70,000 24,000 - 97,000 60,810 133
CO 48,606 53,000 60,819 42,000 - 93,600 56,994 48
CT 32,760 50,287 60,000 20,000 - 72,741 47,453 11
DC 56,000 62,467 74,000 44,000 - 105,000 65,574 354
FL 40,000 40,000 42,999 39,000 - 52,000 42,396 242
GA 48,854 52,750 59,980 35,000 - 85,000 55,094 46
HI 46,000 57,500 65,000 40,000 - 110,000 60,292 12
IA 43,500 46,500 49,000 21,000 - 52,764 44,670 12
ID 54,000 49,586 7
IL 40,000 54,575 59,000 25,152 - 75,000 51,970 110
IN 42,000 45,320 57,669 40,000 - 90,000 51,613 31
KS 44,233 46,700 50,000 40,000 - 70,000 49,912 26
KY 31,800 37,000 46,238 24,000 - 65,000 39,923 31
LA 42,000 50,000 55,000 30,000 - 70,000 49,018 43
MA 37,500 40,000 50,441 33,500 - 75,222 46,433 76
MD 49,000 60,000 66,000 33,000 - 100,000 60,514 73
MI 41,000 49,000 51,576 30,000 - 70,000 48,601 37
MN 43,000 48,000 53,575 11,000 - 68,027 46,536 18
MO 37,250 42,250 48,000 34,000 - 70,800 45,925 28
MT 37,000 39,200 5
NC 42,000 52,000 65,000 38,500 - 78,000 54,190 34
NE 43,000 46,300 58,300 40,000 - 87,000 52,418 11
NJ 50,000 55,000 62,500 45,000 - 85,000 57,996 30
NM 38,000 42,000 43,500 37,000 - 64,480 44,062 23
NV 52,000 54,700 64,000 32,000 - 114,000 60,003 12
NY 50,000 55,000 60,500 24,000 - 75,000 53,882 251
OH 42,000 46,006 50,287 34,176 - 60,000 47,801 70
OK 37,500 39,750 41,750 36,000 - 75,000 43,062 28
OR 50,000 62,000 65,000 38,000 - 79,000 60,800 29
PA 46,000 49,000 57,000 31,000 - 95,000 53,701 59
RI 55,994 58,043 9
SC 39,000 41,000 50,000 30,686 - 65,000 43,814 19
TN 44,000 50,000 58,600 31,325 - 63,000 49,986 29
TX 50,000 55,000 59,000 38,000 - 70,801 54,987 114
UT 50,644 55,500 63,000 40,000 - 110,000 60,818 16
VA 47,508 62,467 75,000 36,000 - 115,000 65,499 158
VT 40,000 41,911 8
WA 50,000 56,000 62,000 40,000 - 75,700 57,170 51
WI 49,000 49,440 49,500 39,250 - 62,250 49,492 20

Note: Figures are based on salaries reported for full-time jobs lasting at least a year. States with fewer than five salaries reported are not included in this table. Only medians and means are shown if fewer than ten salaries were reported.
Source: NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey for the Class of 2011


Reported Salaries by State for Full-time Jobs in Public Interest Organizations
Taken by the Class of 2011

State PERCENTILE: 90% of Reported Salaries
Fell in the Range:
Mean Salary # of Salaries
Reported
25th Median 75th
AK $57,625 $58,605 5
AL 43,000 42,444 9
AZ 50,000 54,000 55,000 $24,960 - $120,000 55,264 15
CA 40,000 45,000 55,000 22,000 - 75,000 46,948 95
CO 48,000 48,996 50,000 38,500 - 59,716 48,219 55
CT 47,500 62,625 8
DC 42,250 48,500 56,500 35,000 - 82,500 51,402 80
FL 40,000 42,000 45,000 35,000 - 50,000 42,533 100
GA 40,000 47,000 55,000 34,000 - 70,000 48,562 27
HI 39,500 39,667 6
IL 37,000 42,000 48,000 18,000 - 60,000 41,522 42
IN 43,000 41,831 9
KS 46,000 42,000 5
KY 38,500 38,870 39,000 35,000 - 42,000 38,695 11
LA 41,000 44,000 47,500 35,000 - 80,000 46,569 29
MA 40,000 40,000 48,000 24,000 - 60,000 42,547 79
MD 44,000 45,000 55,000 35,000 - 120,000 52,092 18
MI 32,000 38,500 45,000 12,000 - 65,000 38,129 14
MN 20,000 45,000 52,450 11,000 - 81,000 42,941 11
MO 36,000 37,000 38,992 30,000 - 46,000 37,582 12
NC 38,000 41,500 45,000 33,400 - 53,000 42,507 26
NE 45,000 41,286 7
NH 45,000 44,928 7
NM 38,000 42,000 42,500 24,000 - 52,000 40,207 12
NY 40,000 48,000 53,015 24,000 - 60,000 46,805 185
OH 32,000 41,500 50,000 17,280 - 80,000 41,418 10
OK 38,000 42,914 7
OR 51,324 45,730 5
PA 37,000 44,845 48,500 30,000 - 55,000 43,553 37
SC 48,500 53,119 5
TN 43,000 43,486 7
TX 42,000 45,000 46,000 24,000 - 55,000 43,135 26
VA 43,500 48,000 51,500 26,400 - 90,000 48,535 16
WA 40,000 44,000 54,000 29,115 - 58,000 43,932 23
WI 49,000 49,500 49,500 35,000 - 55,000 49,172 35

Note: Figures are based on salaries reported for full - time jobs lasting at least a year. Note: States with fewer than five salaries reported are not included in this table. Only medians and means are shown if fewer than ten salaries were reported. Public defender positions are included in this table.
Source: NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey for the Class of 2011


Reported Salaries by State for Federal Judicial Clerkship Positions
Taken by the Class of 2011

State PERCENTILE: 90% of Reported Salaries
Fell in the Range:
Mean Salary # of Salaries
Reported
25th Median 75th
AL $57,000 $57,000 $57,500 $50,000 - $60,000 $56,519 27
AR 57,500 57,618 7
AZ 56,000 58,000 58,715 50,000 - 60,000 56,974 17
CA 62,400 63,945 65,000 57,408 - 67,963 63,327 97
CO 60,000 61,612 61,612 52,000 - 73,848 61,031 17
CT 63,000 63,636 64,729 57,065 - 65,000 63,050 18
DC 62,000 62,467 62,467 55,000 - 70,000 61,953 71
DE 61,245 61,217 8
FL 57,200 57,704 60,875 44,000 - 72,805 58,750 36
GA 57,408 59,987 60,000 50,000 - 60,000 58,316 50
IA 52,144 56,000 57,408 45,000 - 58,000 54,409 12
IL 60,000 62,900 62,909 57,204 - 63,954 61,346 40
IN 56,000 57,669 60,000 50,000 - 65,000 57,730 14
KY 57,000 57,454 59,615 55,000 - 59,800 57,696 24
LA 57,000 57,408 57,500 52,000 - 60,000 57,048 33
MA 62,500 62,758 62,758 60,000 - 65,000 62,389 21
MD 60,000 60,000 62,467 50,000 - 64,000 59,917 25
MI 57,408 62,000 62,401 55,000 - 62,401 60,373 21
MN 60,000 60,827 62,000 58,500 - 66,500 61,338 20
MO 55,000 57,408 58,000 45,000 - 66,000 56,788 14
MS 56,000 57,000 60,000 52,000 - 66,000 58,140 10
MT 57,408 56,090 7
NC 57,000 58,000 59,158 40,000 - 62,000 57,106 17
NJ 60,623 64,715 64,729 50,000 - 65,000 61,302 16
NM 57,200 57,408 58,000 50,000 - 65,000 57,052 12
NV 57,000 57,408 58,000 50,000 - 61,451 57,220 14
NY 60,000 64,729 65,000 57,408 - 67,000 64,098 103
OH 58,162 58,958 59,615 52,143 - 59,840 58,296 20
PA 58,519 60,000 61,245 50,287 - 65,000 59,527 64
PR 55,017 54,190 6
SC 57,204 57,408 57,408 50,000 - 57,408 56,639 12
TN 55,000 57,408 57,408 50,000 - 59,000 55,632 24
TX 57,040 60,000 63,000 50,000 - 64,724 59,059 73
UT 57,000 56,915 7
VA 57,000 58,535 62,000 51,700 - 62,467 58,608 54
WA 60,000 61,255 61,628 55,000 - 75,000 61,690 12
WI 59,389 59,308 8
WV 57,000 57,405 60,000 50,000 - 63,000 57,879 15

Note: Figures are based on salaries reported for full - time jobs lasting at least a year. States with fewer than five salaries reported are not included in this table. Only medians and means are shown if fewer than ten salaries were reported.
Source: NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey for the Class of 2011


Reported Salaries by State for State Judicial Clerkship Positions Taken by the Class of 2011

State PERCENTILE: 90% of Reported Salaries
Fell in the Range:
Mean Salary # of Salaries
Reported
25th Median 75th
AK $44,628 $46,704 $50,000 $23,352 - $62,703 $47,066 37
AL 27,750 34,451 8
AZ 34,800 52,000 56,000 34,800 - 58,000 48,944 39
CA 67,963 65,603 7
CO 38,500 50,000 50,000 37,000 - 50,064 45,874 45
CT 53,600 58,000 59,076 52,000 - 63,153 56,928 37
DC 56,857 56,857 58,000 56,000 - 62,467 57,779 42
DE 48,000 48,000 49,000 45,000 - 50,000 47,655 28
FL 43,403 45,000 45,556 42,000 - 49,352 44,862 27
GA 38,000 38,800 48,000 36,000 - 60,000 42,922 18
HI 50,000 52,000 54,000 48,000 - 60,000 52,141 31
IA 47,972 47,511 8
ID 46,000 46,452 47,000 40,892 - 50,000 45,981 10
IL 42,500 42,900 65,000 39,000 - 79,701 53,103 15
IN 56,375 53,270 7
KS 48,720 43,728 5
KY 26,000 26,220 28,000 25,000 - 40,000 28,044 27
LA 31,000 36,000 42,500 30,000 - 48,074 37,414 36
MA 50,500 53,350 59,000 49,000 - 63,175 55,183 24
MD 40,000 42,000 42,930 36,000 - 45,000 41,395 130
ME 42,000 42,588 42,588 39,000 - 43,000 42,120 14
MI 49,500 49,827 55,000 45,000 - 64,916 51,576 18
MN 44,000 45,000 50,000 42,000 - 52,000 46,594 44
MO 43,000 45,000 46,000 41,000 - 50,000 44,650 18
MS 47,000 50,000 53,000 40,000 - 53,000 48,658 13
MT 40,000 42,500 43,000 38,000 - 43,500 41,480 12
NC 46,000 46,000 50,900 44,500 - 55,000 47,826 13
ND 53,600 53,269 7
NH 48,000 49,500 52,000 44,348 - 57,000 50,097 10
NJ 43,437 43,437 45,000 43,000 - 57,000 45,511 382
NM 52,000 52,090 9
NV 57,000 60,000 62,000 53,500 - 63,000 59,010 37
NY 64,834 68,000 76,000 50,000 - 76,195 68,082 29
OH 51,500 49,375 8
OR 41,000 44,304 44,304 31,464 - 57,600 42,850 11
PA 35,700 39,000 48,000 32,500 - 54,000 41,171 36
RI 48,500 49,000 50,000 45,000 - 50,000 48,532 23
SC 39,160 39,160 46,549 39.000 - 47.000 41,603 48
TN 40,000 45,500 50,000 29,000 - 55,000 44,189 16
TX 48,000 50,000 50,000 44,000 - 50,000 48,538 26
UT 45,000 46,092 47,000 31,000 - 52,000 45,291 14
VA 43,750 49,250 51,735 38,500 - 66,000 48,963 44
VT 43,000 41,172 6
WA 45,828 48,000 50,000 45,000 - 50,000 48,093 22
WV 46,416 46,416 46,508 45,000 - 48,960 46,542 12

Note: Figures are based on salaries reported for full - time jobs lasting at least a year. States with fewer than five salaries reported are not included in this table. Only medians and means are shown if fewer than ten salaries were reported.
Source: NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey for the Class of 2011

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