Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

ABA Releases Class Of 2022 Jobs Data: Full-Credit Jobs Rate Is 84.6%, Up From 83.0% Last Year

ABA Legal Education Section Releases Employment Data for Graduating Law Class of 2022:

Employment data for the graduating law class of 2022 as reported by American Bar Association-approved law schools to the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar as of April 5, is now available.

The 2023 Employment Outcomes Table provides select national outcomes and side-by-side comparisons for the classes of 2021 and 2022. Further reports on employment outcomes, including links to individual school outcomes and spreadsheets aggregating those reports, will be available soon on the ABA Required Disclosures page of the section’s website. Schools can make minor corrections to their individual school outcomes for the Class of 2022 until Dec. 20. These corrections will be reflected in the Employment Summary Reports that are required to be posted publicly on their websites, as well as on the ABA Required Disclosures page. ...

For the class of 2022, the aggregated school data shows that 30,512 or 84.6% of the 2022 graduates were employed in full-time, long-term Bar Passage Required or J.D. Advantage jobs roughly 10 months after graduation. That compares to 29,624 or 83% of the graduates reporting similar full-time, long-term jobs last year. The actual number of full-time, long-term Bar Passage Required or J.D. Advantage jobs increased by 888 (+3%) year-over-year.


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