Professor of Law Salary

Professor of Laws in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $128K per year on average. The vast majority of Professor of Laws (81 percent) who took the survey are men. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Professor of Laws is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$63,023 - $193,693

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$63,023 - $193,693  
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$60,674 - $200,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Pay by Experience Level for Professor of Law

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Professor of Laws generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $85K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $102K. Professor of Laws see a median salary of $136K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $138K.

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Experience Affects Professor of Law Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


19 %
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 11%