Georgetown University Law Center Alumni Average Salary

Graduates of Georgetown University Law Center on average end up making between $80K at the bottom of the spectrum and around $201K at the top. The data for this snapshot was collected from Georgetown University Law Center graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Georgetown University Law Center Alumni

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Attorney / Lawyer
29 salaries
Management Consultant
26 salaries
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization
14 salaries
Research Associate (Unspecified Type)
14 salaries
Financial Analyst
13 salaries
Intelligence Analyst
13 salaries
Marketing Manager
13 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,511
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After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes about $79K where the average male graduate hauls home approximately $135K.


Georgetown University Law Center grads who become Associate General Counsels garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $201K annually. However, Senior Counsels and Legal Counsels also rank as top-earners (bringing in $164K and $148K, respectively). Associate Attorneys face rather mediocre compensation — average salaries are actually the lowest at approximately $80K.


The most popular destination for former Georgetown University Law Center students is New York, N.Y. Los Angeles, Calif. is also a common destination for Georgetown University Law Center grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of around $113K. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Georgetown University Law Center grads is Washington, DC (median compensation is $79K).

Degree Major

A law degree will compensate Georgetown University Law Center grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $113K on average per year. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a Juris Doctor (JD), Law — their annual income amounts to $50K on average.


Knowledge of Contract Negotiation seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 82 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $200K). Many former Georgetown University Law Center students are familiar with Legal Research, and one in five grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Legal Document Review, Legal Compliance, and Program Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; just under half of the alums get vacation time, whereas just one-third of alumni get paid sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of alumni, and a strong majority of alums sign up for dental plans. A fair number of grads save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Georgetown University Law Center grads include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, malpractice / liability insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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