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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Law Teachers

The top 37 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 $163,940, Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina is the highest paying city for postsecondary law teachers. It is followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California (average annual salary $148,810). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of postsecondary law teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 37 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Law Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$163,940
220
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$148,810
390
3 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$143,430
620
4 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$140,000
200
5 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$139,700
640
6 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$133,920
250
7 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$129,850
60
8 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$128,480
60
9 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$123,830
270
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$122,980
910
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$122,960
840
12 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$121,580
n/a
13 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$119,400
1,650
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$116,870
410
15 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$110,590
160
16 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$109,450
2,340
17 Kansas City, Missouri
$103,540
40
18 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$102,760
180
19 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$101,350
30
20 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$100,510
130
21 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$100,170
290
22 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$98,380
120
23 Montgomery, Alabama
$98,330
n/a
24 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$98,300
430
25 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$97,880
1,160
26 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$97,880
1,160
27 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$93,980
50
28 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$92,490
150
29 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$92,490
150
30 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$92,210
280
31 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$91,740
120
32 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$88,860
n/a
33 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$83,690
180
34 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$78,080
130
35 St Louis, Missouri
$76,940
180
36 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$74,540
90
37 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$73,150
200
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary law teachers.