Postsecondary Law Teacher Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary law teachers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary law teachers among New York metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Law Teachers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,440
25th Percentile Wage
$57,510
50th Percentile Wage
$112,080
75th Percentile Wage
$207,170
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary law teachers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $207,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary law teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$112,080
-5.52% 4.08%
2016
$118,270
26.45% -
2015
$86,990
-26.88% -
2014
$110,370
5.99% -
2013
$103,760
-3.61% -
2012
$107,510
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Law Teachers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary law teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary law teachers in state of New York ranges from $89,500 to $167,560. The highest paying area for postsecondary law teachers in New York is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $167,560. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $119,400). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $89,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$167,560
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$119,400
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$103,580
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$91,740
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$89,500




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