Average Salary for Georgetown University Law Center Alumni

Graduates of Georgetown University Law Center on average end up making between $71K at the bottom of the spectrum and around $200K at the top. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Georgetown University Law Center Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Associate Attorney
5 salaries
$84,400  
   
Corporate Counsel
4 salaries
$135,351  
Senior Counsel
4 salaries
$200,202  
Associate General Counsel
3 salaries
$180,000  
Executive Director
2 salaries
$72,000  
Legal Counsel
2 salaries
$137,500  
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
$71,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Gender

In the Georgetown University Law Center alumni community, men make a median salary of $120K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $97K.

Jobs

Senior Counsels win the contest for best-paid Georgetown University Law Center alumni, making $200K on average every year, though Associate General Counsels (about $190K), and Legal Counsels (approximately $138K) are not far behind. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Attorneys who make an average of about $71K.

Locations

Many Georgetown University Law Center grads end up living in New York, N.Y., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Buffalo, N.Y. is another hot spot for Georgetown University Law Center grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $138K). Georgetown University Law Center alumni in Washington, DC can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at approximately $85K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $123K per year, Georgetown University Law Center grads who have a Juris Doctor (JD), Law are the best paid among the alumni population. A B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $76K.

Skills

Contract Negotiation is a popular skill among Georgetown University Law Center alumni, with a little less than one-fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. Intellectual Property (IP) commands a pay premium of 77 percent for Georgetown University Law Center grads. Proficiency in Intellectual Property (IP), Legal Research, and Research Analysis command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, close to two-fifths of alumni report receiving the former, whereas just half of the alumni report receiving the latter. A fair number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health coverage is awarded to a strong majority of former students, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of survey participants as well. 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
57 %
Male
43 %
Salary
$50,000 - $171,871
Salary
$49,665 - $175,841
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

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

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