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Average Salary for American University Washington College of Law Alumni

American University Washington College of Law grads can expect to earn between $80K and $116K. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

American University Washington College of Law Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
$80,000  
   
Corporate Counsel
2 salaries
$116,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
United States (change)

Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is the insurance and financial services industry. Following graduation, American University Washington College of Law students earn an average of around $86K.

Jobs

The American University Washington College of Law alumni who make the most are Corporate Counsels; they report a median pay of $116K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid American University Washington College of Law alumni are those with a law degree — they earn close to about $111K per year. Those holding a Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in approximately $95K per year.

Skills

For American University Washington College of Law grads, proficiency in Legal Compliance warrants a paycheck that is 50 percent more than other alumni salaries. Nearly two in five American University Washington College of Law grads wind up using Legal Research at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Client Interaction, Legal Compliance, and Litigation Case Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only two-fifths of alumni are paid for vacation and just two-fifths of alumni for sick time. Dental insurance applies to a majority of respondents, and a majority of alumni report health coverage. A majority of grads plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Alumni of American University Washington College of Law also take in a casual working environment, 403(b), free drinks, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Salary
$58,958 - $124,119
Salary
$97,436
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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