NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey


Personal Information

First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Permanent Address
City
State
Zip Code
Telephone
Permanent email address

I. DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

A. PROGRAM TYPE AT TIME OF GRADUATION
Full-time/3-Year Part-time/Evening
B. AGE (Complete either B1 or B2)
B1. Age at Graduation
B2. Birth Date
C. GENDER IDENTITY
C1. Male Female I do not identify as Male or Female
C2. I identify as transgender
D. SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Heterosexual Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Other
E. RACE/ETHNICITY (You may check up to two)
Hispanic/Latino
Black/African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaska Native
White/Caucasian
F. DISABILITY
No
Yes (describe)

II. POST GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT STATUS

A1. Select only one of the following to describe your post-graduate status:
Employed in a position for which you receive a salary or a stipend or are being paid on a contract or retainer basis (also complete the items in sections A3 and B)
Enrolled in a full-time degree or certificate program
Not employed - start date deferred (also complete items A2 and 7; the rest of the form is not applicable)
Not employed and seeking work/paid position (also complete item A2; the rest of the form is not applicable)
Not employed and not seeking work/paid position (also complete item A2; the rest of the form is not applicable)
A2. If you are not employed, are you volunteering?
Yes, in a law-related capacity
Yes, not in a law-related capacity
No
A3. Job Information
1. Type of Job (choose one only)
Bar admission required/anticipated (includes judicial clerks)
JD Advantage
Professional Other (describe)
Non-professional Other (describe)
2. Job is: (check only one)
Full-time Part-time
3. Job pays:
A salary of $
A stipend of $ (choose one)
per week per month per project
4. Indicate whether the employer hired you on a short-term or long-term basis. Note that a long-term job from the employer's perspective may be one that you consider short-term, while, for example, you continue to seek a different job. Please indicate the type of job from the employer's perspective.
Job is long-term (1 year or more - specify duration below)
- Job has a known or fixed duration, e.g., 1 year, 2 years, or project-based
- Job does not have a know end-point
Job is short-term (duration is fixed at less than a year)
Special funding: If your job has a fixed duration, whether short-term (e.g. less that 1 year) or long-term (e.g. 1 or 2 years), please indicate if the job is funded in either of the following ways:
The job is funded in whole or part by a grant from an outside organization, e.g., Skadden Fellowship, Equal Justice Works (describe)
The job is funded in whole or part by my law school
5. Indicate whether you are seeking a job other than the one described here
I continue to seek a job other than that described here
I am not seeking a job other than that described her
6. Timing of offer (mark one)
Before graduation
After graduation but before bar results
After bar results
7. Date on which you started or will start your job
8. Source of Job: Mark the one choice that best describes how you learned of and made initial contact with the employer. If you received an offer from your summer employer, or the employer for whom you worked during law school, indicate how initially made contact with that employer.
Interviewed during fall OCI program organized by the career services office
Interviewed during spring OCI program organized by the career services office
Returned to or continued with pre-law school employer
Interviewed at job fair or consortia
Responded to job posting in career services' print or online posting/bulletin/binder/direct contact listing or utilized its resume referral service
Referral by business colleague, friend, relative, alumni, or school personnel
Responded to job posting, either in print (e.g., classified ad) or in a commercial or non-profit job site such as Monster, PSJD, USAJobs, etc.
Used school's judicial clerkship process or OSCAR
Self-initiated contact, e.g. a targeted mailing, an informational interview, or the result of networking
Used a temporary placement agency or legal search consultant
Started own practice or business
Other (describe)

B. EMPLOYER INFORMATION

Name and Address of Employer
Employer Name
Street Address
City
State
Zip Code
COMPLETE B1, B2, AND B3 ONLY IF YOUR PRIMARY JOB IS IN LAW FIRM PRIVATE PRACTICE. IF NOT, SKIP TO B4/B5, B6/B7, B8 OR B9/B0 AS APPROPRIATE. IF YOU ARE EMPLOYED BY A LEGAL TEMPORARY AGENCY, SKIP TO B4 AND B5 (BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY) REGARDLESS OF THE EMPLOYER AT WHICH THE AGENCY HAS PLACED YOU.
B1. Total Size of Law Firm (Mark the one for size of entire firm by total number of attorneys)
Solo (you have started your own law firm as a solo practitioner)
2-10 attorneys
11-25 attorneys
26-50 attorneys
51-100 attorneys
101-250 attorneys
251-500 attorneys
501 + attorneys
B2. Firm is a public interest law firm (check if applicable)
B3. Type of Law Firm Job (mark one only)
Associate (partnership track)
Staff Attorney (non-partnership track)
Law Clerk
Paralegal
Administrator or other non-attorney position
IF JOB IS IN BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY, COMPLETE BOTH B4 AND B5.
B4. Type of Employer
Legal temporary agency
Accounting firm
Investment banking or financial institution
Entertainment/sports management company
Insurance company
Management consulting firm
Publishing house
Legal process outsourcer (LPO)
Legal/law-related technology company
Other technology/e-commerce company
Trade association or political campaign
Other business or industry (describe)
B5. Type of Job
Temporary attorney work
Temporary law clerk or paralegal work
In-house legal
Management
Business development/Sales/Marketing
Consulting
Self-employed
Other (describe)
IF JOB IS IN GOVERNMENT, COMPLETE BOTH B6 AND B7.
B6. Level of Government
Federal
State
Local (City/Municipal/County)
Other (describe)
B7. Type of Job
Judicial Clerkship
Judicial - other (non-clerkship, e.g., staff attorney)
Military JAG Corps (any service)
Other military position (uniformed or civilian
Prosecutor
Agency Honors program
Other administrative or executive branch agency position
Legislative (e.g., legislative assistant)
Other (describe)
B8. If job is in a public interest organization or other non-profit (Mark one item that best describes the primary type of work or job you will be handling).
Community education and organization
Civil legal Services
Policy/Advocacy
Public defender or appellate defender
Other (describe)
IF JOB IS IN ACADEMIA/EDUCATION, COMPLETE BOTH B9 AND B10.
B9. Type of Employer
Law school
College or university
Elementary or secondary school
Other academic job (describe)
B10. Type of Job
Faculty/teacher
Administrator
Research assistant/fellow or other temporary position

III. SECOND JOB INFORMATION

(Complete only if you have a job concurrent with that reported above.)

Name and Address of Employer
Employer Name
Street Address
City
State
Zip Code
A1. Type of Job (check only one)
Bar admission required/anticipated (includes judicial clerks)
JD preferred
Other Professional position (describe)
Other Non-professional position
A2. Job is: (check only one)
Full-time Part-time
A3. Employer Type
Law firm private practice
Business/Industry
Government
Judicial Clerkship
Public interest
Academic
Other Remarks