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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Law Teachers

The top 63 highest paying cities for postsecondary law teachers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of postsecondary law teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $171,410, Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina is the highest paying city for postsecondary law teachers. It is followed by Ithaca, New York (average annual salary $167,560). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of postsecondary law teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 63 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Law Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$171,410
300
2 Ithaca, New York
$167,560
80
3 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$145,880
140
4 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$144,440
110
5 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$140,180
200
6 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$139,740
620
7 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$139,610
120
8 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$135,790
640
9 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$133,920
250
10 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$128,480
60
11 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$123,640
110
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$122,230
330
13 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$121,940
230
14 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$121,580
n/a
15 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$119,400
1,650
16 Madison, Wisconsin
$118,530
70
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$116,870
410
18 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$112,750
80
19 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$110,590
160
20 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$106,760
580
21 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$106,010
420
22 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$104,790
590
23 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$103,580
2,590
24 Kansas City, Missouri
$103,540
40
25 Salt Lake City, Utah
$101,480
100
26 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$101,350
30
27 Columbus, Ohio
$101,040
460
28 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$100,510
140
29 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$99,630
70
30 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$99,430
40
31 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$98,380
50
32 Montgomery, Alabama
$98,330
n/a
33 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$97,960
250
34 Provo-Orem, Utah
$97,420
100
35 Springfield, Massachusetts
$97,400
50
36 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$97,180
1,500
37 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$97,110
1,500
38 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$95,340
1,850
39 Dayton, Ohio
$94,000
n/a
40 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$93,980
50
41 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$93,610
460
42 Columbia, South Carolina
$93,230
80
43 Jacksonville, Florida
$92,700
60
44 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$92,320
150
45 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$92,320
150
46 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$91,740
120
47 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$90,730
70
48 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$89,980
160
49 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$89,550
370
50 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$89,500
140
51 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$88,860
n/a
52 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$88,110
300
53 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$83,690
180
54 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$81,770
180
55 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$79,870
40
56 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$78,080
130
57 St Louis, Missouri
$76,940
180
58 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$74,540
90
59 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$73,150
160
60 Jackson, Mississippi
$72,060
100
61 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$62,950
n/a
62 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$60,980
250
63 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$48,470
360
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