Pay for Professor of Laws in the United States sits in the ballpark of $133K per year. Male Professor of Laws are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. For the most part, Professor of Laws enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $133,454
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$78,509 - $253,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Professor of Laws. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $94K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $102K. On average, Professor of Laws make $122K following one to two decades on the job. Professor of Laws who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $145K.

Key Stats for Professor of Law

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
51%
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Experience Affects Professor of Law Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$135,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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