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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Law Teachers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $160,650, Georgia is the highest paying state for postsecondary law teachers. It is followed by Iowa (average annual salary $157,990). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Law Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Georgia
$160,650
$59,880 100
2 Iowa
$157,990
$63,810 60
3 Louisiana
$148,640
$80,180 520
4 Maryland
$144,140
$54,660 140
5 New Mexico
$140,510
$53,080 50
6 Alabama
$137,700
$70,500 100
7 New Jersey
$137,150
$61,100 430
8 Kentucky
$133,900
$50,250 200
9 Colorado
$131,880
$53,310 170
10 Illinois
$129,460
$63,980 960
11 Mississippi
$128,560
$35,960 110
12 Utah
$121,890
$46,260 150
13 Indiana
$118,080
$50,680 330
14 Virginia
$114,920
$43,440 580
15 Maine
$113,360
$69,460 30
16 Arkansas
$113,320
$65,580 70
17 Tennessee
$112,830
$43,410 280
18 New York
$112,080
$35,440 3,300
19 Arizona
$107,790
$41,480 150
20 South Carolina
$107,450
$52,910 80
21 South Dakota
$106,660
$56,100 40
22 West Virginia
$103,890
$28,180 60
23 Massachusetts
$103,590
$45,610 770
24 North Carolina
$103,510
$45,930 740
25 Ohio
$103,310
$43,150 890
26 Missouri
$102,670
$42,310 120
27 Wisconsin
$102,240
$57,770 140
28 Hawaii
$100,490
$32,750 70
29 California
$99,680
$43,160 1,370
30 Florida
$98,760
$49,510 700
31 Delaware
$98,080
$28,440 0
32 District of Columbia
$97,340
$40,150 1,430
33 Washington
$94,470
$36,800 160
34 Texas
$92,450
$18,030 1,060
35 Oklahoma
$87,150
$39,800 210
36 Michigan
$84,700
$35,550 360
37 Pennsylvania
$83,770
$18,150 620
38 Kansas
$80,950
$56,380 50
39 Connecticut
$80,160
$45,560 0
40 Minnesota
$76,340
$19,210 180
41 Puerto Rico
$73,960
$25,400 50
42 New Hampshire
$73,660
$18,500 0
43 Montana
$67,190
$17,640 50
44 Oregon
$48,050
$41,420 270

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of postsecondary law teachers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary law teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.