Professor of Law Salary

Average Professor of Laws in the United States make around $124K annually. Male Professor of Laws who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (63 percent) are men. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and about one-half earn dental coverage. Most Professor of Laws like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$70,047 - $255,485
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MEDIAN: $123,870
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$70,469 - $254,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Professor of Law

Professors of law teach various aspects of jurisprudence and law in a university setting. Those who teach at professional graduate schools are usually tenured and specialize in a specific facet of law, such as contracts, evidence, or liability. Many are also members of the state bar within the area in which they teach and are certified to practice professionally.

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Pay by Experience Level for Professor of Law

Pay by Experience for a Professor of Law has a positive trend. An entry-level Professor of Law with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Professor of Law with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Professor of Law which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 20 salaries. A Professor of Law with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Professor of Law

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
50%
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Experience Affects Professor of Law Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
$126,000

Experienced
▼4%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 8%