Professor of Law Salary

Professor of Laws in the United States can expect to earn an average of $125K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Professor of Laws are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$65,703 - $205,112
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$65,703 - $205,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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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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Professor of Law Tasks

  • Perform research to expand knowledge by performing experiments, collecting and analyzing data, or examining original documents, literature, and other source material.
  • Keep up with developments in an academic field.
  • Supervise graduate students' teaching and research.
  • Publish research findings.
  • Prepare lectures, exercises and laboratory experiments; grade exams and papers; advise and work with students individually.

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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
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
47%
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Experience Affects Professor of Law Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$129,000

Experienced
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼21%

Entry-Level
▼27%

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
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None:
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