Employment Statistics - Class of 2002

96% of 2002 Chicago-Kent College of Law Graduates Secured Professional Employment Within Nine Months of Graduation.

Employment Categories

Private Practice
62.5%
Business/Corporations  16.7%
Government 12.6%
Judicial Clerkships 2.2%
Public Interest  0.4%
Academia (includes grad school)  5.6%

Reported Salaries


All Salaries

Range $24,000 - $150,000
Average $ 73,427
Median $ 60,000

Private Sector (law firms, corporations, banks, accounting firms)

Range $ 30,000 - $ 150,000
Average $ 81,683 
Median $ 73,900

Public Sector (government, public interest, non-profits, judicial clerkships)

Range $ 24,000 - $ 68,000
Average $ 43,597
Median $ 41,548


Geographic Areas of Employment


Distribution

Midwest
(IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI)
90.7%
Rocky Mountain/West
(AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY)
3.5%
Northeast
(CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT)
2.3%
South
(AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV)
2.7%
Abroad
0.8%

Within Illinois 87.6%
Outside of Illinois 12.4%


Most Popular Employment Areas Outside of Illinois
(by # of students moving to each state)

Rocky Mountain/West

California 5
Arizona 4

Northeast

Washington, D.C. 2
New York 1
New Jersey 1
Maine 1
Connecticut 1

South

Florida 1
Georgia 1
Texas 3
Kentucky 1
Alabama 1

Other Midwestern States

Michigan 2
Minnesota 1
Missouri 1
Wisconsin 4

Foreign

Australia 1
China 1