Average Salary for Georgetown University Law Center Alumni

Graduates of Georgetown University Law Center on average end up making between around $72K at the bottom of the spectrum and $200K at the top. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.

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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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Associate General Counsel
6 salaries
$160,000  
   
Associate Attorney
6 salaries
$85,988  
Senior Counsel
4 salaries
$200,202  
Corporate Counsel
4 salaries
$135,351  
Legal Counsel
2 salaries
$137,500  
Executive Director
2 salaries
$72,000  
Attorney / Lawyer
2 salaries
$71,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Industry

Among Georgetown University Law Center grads, the education industry is a commonly chosen career field.

Gender

In the Georgetown University Law Center alumni community, men make a median salary of $138K compared to their female counterparts, who earn $99K.

Jobs

Senior Counsels win the contest for best-paid Georgetown University Law Center alumni, making $200K on average every year, though Legal Counsels (approximately $150K), and Associate General Counsels (about $142K) are not far behind. Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Executive Directors who make an average of approximately $72K.

Locations

Washington, DC is a hot spot for Georgetown University Law Center alum. With a median salary of $278K, San Diego, Calif. represents the highest-paid city popular among Georgetown University Law Center grads. On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Georgetown University Law Center grads is New York, N.Y. (median compensation is about $80K). Other cities of interest include Los Angeles, Calif. and Mclean, Va.

Degree Major

Georgetown University Law Center grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a law degree and earn a median salary of $220K per year. Those with a B.A. in Political Science (PolySci) face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average around $76K per year.

Skills

Contract Negotiation is a common skill among Georgetown University Law Center alumni — just over a fifth of grads mention using it at work. Competency in Intellectual Property (IP) translates into above-average pay for Georgetown University Law Center grads — they earn 72 percent more than their fellow graduates. Proficiency in Legal Research, Legal Compliance, and Intellectual Property (IP) command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits include paid time off, but vacation days are more heavily handed out than sick days; close to a half of former students report receiving the former, but only one-third of alumni report receiving the latter. It is no small feat that a strong majority of former students are given health coverage, and a majority of former students accept dental insurance. A strong majority of alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Georgetown University Law Center grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Key Stats for Georgetown University Law Center

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Salary
$51,521 - $136,277
Salary
$51,521 - $180,870
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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