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Employment Statistics and Trends 2021-2022

The employment chart represents data reported to the American Bar Association (ABA) in March 2022. 

Category definitions can be found here.


Widener - Commonwealth

Class of 2021 Employment Report at 10 Months After Graduation
Widener - Commonwealth [Download a PDF of the ABA Employment Summary for 2021 Graduates.]

EMPLOYMENT STATUS FULL TIME
LONG TERM
FULL TIME
SHORT TERM
PART TIME
LONG TERM
PART TIME
SHORT TERM
NUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 62 0 1 0 63
Employed - J.D. Advantage 8 1 1 0 10
Employed - Professional Position 3 0 0 0 3
Employed - Law School/University Funded 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Other Position 1 0 0 0 1
Employed - Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0
Enrolled in Graduate Studies         1
Employed - Start Date Deferred         1
Unemployed - Not Seeking         0
Unemployed - Seeking         5
Employment Status Unknown         2
Total Graduates
Each graduate is counted only once in this section.
        86

 

EMPLOYMENT TYPE FULL TIME
LONG TERM
FULL TIME
SHORT TERM
PART TIME
LONG TERM
PART TIME
SHORT TERM
NUMBER
Law Firms          
     Solo 0 0 0 0 0
     1 - 10 24 1 2 0 27
     11 - 25 5 0 0 0 5
     26 - 50 1 0 0 0 1
     51 - 100 3 0 0 0 3
     101 - 250 0 0 0 0 0
     251 - 500 3 0 0 0 3
     501 + 0 0 0 0 0
     Unknown Size 0 0 0 0 0
Business & Industry 4 0 0 0 4
Government 15 0 0 0 15
Public Interest 3 0 0 0 3
Clerkships - Federal 1 0 0 0 1
Clerkships - State,  Local, and Territorial 13 0 0 0 13
Clerkships - Tribal 0 0 0 0 0
Clerkships - International 0 0 0 0 0
Education 0 0 0 0 0
Employer Type Unknown 2 0 0 0 2
Total 74 1 2 0 77

 

LAW SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITIONS FULL TIME
LONG TERM
FULL TIME
SHORT TERM
PART TIME
LONG TERM
PART TIME
SHORT TERM
NUMBER
Employed - Bar Passage Required 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - J.D. Advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Employed - Non-Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0
Total Employed by Law School/University 0 0 0 0 0

 

EMPLOYMENT LOCATION STATE NUMBER
State - Largest Employment Pennsylvania 54
State - 2nd Largest Employment New York 8
State - 3rd Largest Employment Delaware 2
Employed in Foreign Countries   0