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Employment Statistics for the Class of 2014

Florida Coastal School of Law's Center for Student Advising has confirmed 484 of the 484 graduates' (or 100.0%) employment status. 216 of the 341 graduates (or 63.3%) working provided us with salary information. Graduates from the Class of 2014 are currently working in 29 different states. 216 graduates of the 341 graduates (or 63.3%) that included location information were working in Florida. 

282 of the 341 working graduates (or 82.7%) are in positions where their Coastal Law degree was either a required or preferred qualification.

A Quick Look...

Below is a breakdown of the employment statistics for the Class of 2014.

Employment Rates:

% Employed

341 graduates/484 graduates

70.5%

 

% of those employed graduates who work in:

Academic

10 graduates/341 graduates

2.9%

Private Practice

180 graduates/341 graduates

52.8%

Government

45 graduates/341 graduates

13.2%

Judicial Clerkships

9 graduates/341 graduates

2.6%

Business

79 graduates/341 graduates

23.2%

Public Interest

18 graduates/341 graduates

5.3%

Work type unknown

0 graduates/341 graduates

0.0%

 

% of those employed graduates who reported employment type:

Employed Full-time

278 graduates/341 graduates

81.5%

Employed Part-time

31 graduates/341 graduates

9.1%

Employment type unknown

0 graduates/341 graduates

0.0%

Employed by Florida Coastal School of Law

32 graduates/341 graduates

9.4%


For detailed information, view the documents below.

Class of 2014

Employment Summary Report - Class of 2014

Summary Report Tables

ABA Employment Summary

Class of 2013

Employment Summary Report - Class of 2013

Summary Report Tables

ABA Employment Summary

Class of 2012

Employment Summary Report - Class of 2012

Summary Report Tables

ABA Employment Summary 


Things to consider when chosing a law school...

The decision as to where to attend law school is one requiring deep research and reflection.  When evaluating law schools and reviewing employment statistics, Florida Coastal recommends utilizing the ABA-LSAC Official Guide To ABA Approved Law Schools as a guide.  This excellent resource is tool to use in understanding the numbers and employment data all law schools report.  Some factors to consider in your inquiries of law school include reviewing the percentage of participants reporting data (including salary information), the number of graduates working in full-time positions, and whether graduates are working in positions where bar passage or a law degree is preferred. 

The Center for Student Advising welcomes your questions and looks forward to assisting you in developing your own unique legal career path.  For more information, contact our office. 

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