What is the salary of a lawyer just out of a third tier law school?
Average salary please Can you also provide a job description? I would think that a student out of a top tier law school (harvard, yale, etc) would be hired as an associate and would be paid $130,000. I might be attending third tier school. Does that mean will I will have to do the horse work?
Asked By: K Yo - 1/17/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
If you are a graduate of a third tier law school, your prospects of being hired by a Big Law firm (the top 100 firms based on profit and income information by the American Lawyer journal, sometimes also known as “prestige firms”), which currently are paying first year associate salaries in the range of $145,000-$160,... More
Answered By: happypitbull - 1/19/2010
Additional Answers (3)
Could be zero the way the legal job market looks right now. It is tough to find a job out of a lower tiered school at all, I think the best you could hope for if you don't graduate at the top 5% of your class is somewhere around $40,000 to $70,000.
Answered By: daaaave - 1/18/2010
The current national average of an attorney is $40,000. People tend to forget to consider the expenses: massive law school debts and office overhead. And that's IF you can even find a job - there are VERY FEW job opportunities in this vocational field. IF you can find a job, yes, you would have to do "the horse work... More
Answered By: mailaccount63 - 1/19/2010
To get the best idea of the average salary of a lawyer just out of a third tier law school, check the employment statistics for the law school(s) you're considering; if it's not on the school's website, ask--all schools keep track of this data... More
Answered By: Michelle, About.com Law School - 1/20/2010
(89) Local Jobs Paying $19-$97 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
No Scam. Realistic $87 Per Hour. No Schedule. Nice Pay. Start Today!
Over 471 Local Jobs Available. Hiring Now – Apply Today!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.