Average Salary for Columbia University Law School Alumni

Former Columbia University Law School graduates bring in $126K on average. The figures in this overview come from the responses of Columbia University Law School grads who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Columbia University Law School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
1-4 years
6 salaries
$104,762  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of approximately $110K whereas the men's median is $150K.

Locations

Columbia University Law School alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Boston, Mass., which offers a median salary of around $165K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Columbia University Law School alumni is New York, N.Y., where earnings average $123K.

Degree Major

A law degree earns Columbia University Law School students the most money after college (an average about $161K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Juris Doctor (JD), Law ($97K on average annually).

Skills

Many Columbia University Law School grads have knowledge of Compliance (Financial), with around one in five alumni using this program on the clock. Knowledge of Project Management seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 23 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (approximately $155K).

Benefits and Perks

Almost all former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. It is no small feat that the vast majority of alumni are given health coverage, and a strong majority of alumni accept dental insurance.

Key Stats for Columbia University Law School

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Salary
$95,000 - $147,500
Salary
$70,200 - $165,462
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

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