Employment Statistics

UF Law reports a detailed analysis of hiring statistics at nine months after graduation. The breakdown of the most recent data available is below, which includes students who graduated December 2012 through August 2013, most of which were May 2013 graduates.

The previous three years of reports may be downloaded here:

NALP Reports (partially redacted for privacy)

2013 NALP Summary Report (Class of 2013)
2012 NALP Summary Report (Class of 2012)
2011 NALP Summary Report (Class of 2011)

ABA Reports

ABA Employment Summary For 2013 Graduates
ABA Employment Summary for 2012 Graduates
ABA Employment Summary for 2011 Graduates

Employed at Nine Months Out Number Percent
Employed 288 82.05%
Unemployed – Start Date Deferred 1 0.28%
Unemployed – Seeking 35 9.97%
Unemployed – Not Seeking 3 0.85%
Enrolled in Academic Program 24 6.84%
Employment Status Unknown 3 Not Counted by NALP in calculating percentages
Total Class Size 354 100%

 

Employment by Type Number Percent
Law Firm (Private Practice) 168 58.33%
Solo 3 1.82%
2 to 10 65 39.39%
11 to 25 20 12.12%
26 to 50 13 7.88%
51 to 100 19 11.52%
101 to 250 16 9.70%
251 to 500 11 6.67%
501 + 18 10.91%
Unknown size 0 0.00%
Business / Industry 29 10.1%
Public Interest / Government 5 / 75 1.7% / 26%
Academia 11 3.82%
Law School Funded (Full Time – Long Term) 0 0.00%
Law School Funded (Part Time – Long Term) 0 0.00%

 

Employment Requirements Total Full-Time Part-Time
Bar Admission Required / Anticipated 246 242 4
JD Preferred 36 25 11
Professional – Other 4 3 1
Non-Professional 2 0 2

 

Salary by Sector 25th Median 75th Number Reporting
Law Firm
2 to 10 $45,000 $55,000 $60,000 65
11 to 25 $53,750 $65,000 $71,250 20
26 to 50 $55,000 $61,500 $84,375 13
51 to 100 $65,000 $65,000 $88,200 19
101 to 250 $72,500 $95,000 $100,000 16
251 to 500 $95,000 $100,000 $115,000 11
501 + $107,500 $115,000 $147,500 18
Academic too few reported too few reported too few reported 11
Business / Industry $39,000 $48,000 $62,000 29
Public Interest / Government $41,250 / $40,000 $48,000 / $43,400 $50,748 / $45,596 5 / 75

 

Employment Location State Number
State – Largest Employment Florida 190
State – 2nd Largest Employment New York 4
State – 3rd Largest Employment District of Columbia 3
Employed in Foreign Countries 0