Average Salary for Georgetown University Law Center Alumni

Georgetown University Law Center grads can expect to earn between $71K on the low end and $200K at the high end. 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

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$70K$140K$210K
Senior Counsel
4 salaries
$200,202  
   
Associate Attorney
3 salaries
$80,000  
Corporate Counsel
3 salaries
$131,000  
Associate General Counsel
2 salaries
$190,000  
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
$71,250  
Executive Director
2 salaries
$72,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Gender

Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $120K per year, but the second group takes home only around $95K.

Jobs

Georgetown University Law Center grads who become Senior Counsels garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $200K annually. However, Associate General Counsels and Legal Counsels also rank as top-earners (bringing in approximately $180K and $138K, respectively). Attorneys pick up $71K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Many Georgetown University Law Center students are New York, N.Y.-bound following college. It is no surprise that Buffalo, N.Y., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is approximately $138K), is another of the most popular spots for former Georgetown University Law Center students. On the other end, Georgetown University Law Center grads flock to Washington, DC, which actually offers the weakest median salary of around $79K.

Degree Major

A law degree earns Georgetown University Law Center students the most money after college (an average about $130K per year). Those with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $76K per year.

Skills

Proficiency in Contract Negotiation is common among Georgetown University Law Center alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, close to a sixth of former students report doing so. Georgetown University Law Center grads with Intellectual Property (IP) experience garner salaries that are 76 percent more than other grads' salaries. Legal Research, Research Analysis, and Legal Compliance are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, two in five alumni report receiving the former, whereas just a majority of alumni report receiving the latter. A fair number of alumni take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health benefits extend to a strong majority of alumni, and the larger part of survey participants also receive dental coverage. Georgetown University Law Center grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

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Key Stats for Georgetown University Law Center

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$49,521 - $135,490
Salary
$49,665 - $175,841

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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