Salary Statistics

Below are salaries of full-time, long-term employed Texas Law graduates for the Classes of 2020-2022*.

NALP Summary Report data may vary slightly from the school-specific data published by the ABA because of definitional differences between the two organizations and because NALP’s quality control process can result in changes that may not be reflected in ABA data.

Salary Statistics Overview

Salary Statistics Overview
Salary StatisticClass of 2022Class of 2021Class of 2020
Number of Full-Time, Long-Term Employed Graduates272350288
Number of Salaries Available245 (90%)313 (89%)250 (87%)
75th Percentile$215,000$215,000$190,000
Median$205,000$140,000$157,500
25th Percentile$72,000$67,050$65,176
Mean$153,341$140,068$131,450

Business or Industry Salaries

Business or Industry Salaries
Salary StatisticClass of 2022Class of 2021Class of 2020
Number of Salaries Available7 (47%)16 (59%)4 (40%)
75th Percentile$140,000$145,000n/a
Median$100,000$101,000$105,000
25th Percentile$82,500$86,250n/a
Mean$111,071$116,119$105,250

Government Salaries

Government Salaries
Salary StatisticClass of 2022Class of 2021Class of 2020
Number of Salaries Available15 (79%)30 (100%)22 (100%)
75th Percentile$97,430$70,118$74,223
Median$72,000$66,988$62,430
25th Percentile$65,000$61,806$51,495
Mean$79,966$66,537$64,385
  • Includes Judge Advocate General offices (JAGs).

Judicial Clerkship Salaries

Judicial Clerkship Salaries
Salary StatisticClass of 2022Class of 2021Class of 2020
Number of Salaries Available36 (100%)42 (95%)36 (77%)
75th Percentile$71,891$69,659$68,000
Median$69,107$65,000$64,009
25th Percentile$66,214$59,576$60,000
Mean$69,005$64,377$63,770

Law Firm Salaries

Law Firm Salaries
Salary StatisticClass of 2022Class of 2021Class of 2020
Number of Salaries Available157 (91%)196 (90%)161 (91%)
75th Percentile$215,000$215,000$190,000
Median$215,000$205,000$190,000
25th Percentile$205,000$166,250$180,000
Mean$199,124$181,278$169,174

Public Interest Salaries

Public Interest Salaries
Salary StatisticClass of 2022Class of 2021Class of 2020
Number of Salaries Available29 (100%)29 (97%)28 (85%)
75th Percentile$67,000$65,000$63,000
Median$64,000$58,723$52,000
25th Percentile$54,500$52,500$50,000
Mean$61,897$60,443$55,548
  • Includes public defender offices.

* Reported by graduates or publicly available.