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Average Salary for Georgetown University Law Center Alumni

Students who graduate from Georgetown University Law Center earn between $58K to $200K. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

Georgetown University Law Center Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Associate General Counsel
8 salaries
$160,000  
   
Associate Attorney
6 salaries
$85,988  
Corporate Counsel
4 salaries
$135,351  
Senior Counsel
4 salaries
$200,202  
Attorney / Lawyer
4 salaries
$103,500  
Legal Counsel
3 salaries
$150,000  
Staff Attorney
2 salaries
$58,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
United States (change)

Industry

Among Georgetown University Law Center grads, the legal services industry is a commonly chosen career field. Those with a degree from Georgetown University Law Center tend to make approximately $109K.

Gender

Male graduates do tend to earn more than female graduates; the first group banks about $137K per year, but the second group takes home only around $97K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Georgetown University Law Center alumni are earned by Senior Counsels — these former students make $200K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Associate General Counsels ($160K) and Legal Counsels (about $150K). Staff Attorneys wrap up the bottom of the pay scale, earning around $58K.

Locations

Washington, DC is a hot spot for Georgetown University Law Center alum. Los Angeles is another hot spot for Georgetown University Law Center grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $150K). Georgetown University Law Center alumni in San Francisco can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $79K. Other popular cities include New York and Mclean.

Degree Major

A law degree leads to the highest pay for Georgetown University Law Center grads ($200K per year). A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face salaries of $74K.

Skills

Georgetown University Law Center grads with Intellectual Property (IP) experience garner salaries that are 73 percent more than other grads' salaries. Contract Negotiation is a popular skill among Georgetown University Law Center alumni, with slightly more than a fifth of grads reporting using it on the job. In addition, those who are savvy in Legal Research, Legal Compliance, and Research Analysis are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only half of the alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about two-fifths of alumni get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a solid majority of alums, and dental insurance is issued to a majority of former students as well. The greater part of alums take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Georgetown University Law Center alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Georgetown University Law Center

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Salary
$49,681 - $133,991
Salary
$54,532 - $192,809
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
$49,493 - $210,000
$113,250 - $186,250

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