Professor of Law Salary

The average Professor of Law in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $125K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Professor of Laws (57 percent) who responded to the survey. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$66,175 - $251,740
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$250K
MEDIAN: $125,284
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Salary $66,175 - $251,740
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$66,175 - $251,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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

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
43 %
Male
57 %

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
3%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
53%
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Experience Affects Professor of Law Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
$131,000

Experienced
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼22%

Entry-Level
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None:
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