Is your future salary worth the time in school?

After graduation, law and related legal studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average.

Law and Related Legal Studies graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in law and related legal studies is $45,103, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $52,625.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

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