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Postsecondary Law Teacher Salary Information

The salary statistics of postsecondary law teachers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postsecondary law teachers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postsecondary law teachers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary Law Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,850
25th Percentile Wage
$58,920
50th Percentile Wage
$104,910
75th Percentile Wage
$178,290
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary law teachers. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $178,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $104,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,850. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 336% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

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
$104,910
-6.01% 4.73%
2016
$111,210
5.36% -
2015
$105,250
-4.49% -
2014
$109,980
4.46% -
2013
$105,080
4.88% -
2012
$99,950
- -

Table 2. Postsecondary Law Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary law teachers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$104,930

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postsecondary Law Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary law teachers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of postsecondary law teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $48,050 to $160,650. The highest paying state for postsecondary law teachers is Georgia with a median annual salary of $160,650. The lowest paying state is Oregon with a median annual salary of $48,050. For more salary information of postsecondary law teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Georgia
$160,650
Iowa
$157,990
Louisiana
$148,640
Maryland
$144,140
New Mexico
$140,510
Alabama
$137,700
New Jersey
$137,150
Kentucky
$133,900
Colorado
$131,880
Illinois
$129,460
Mississippi
$128,560
Utah
$121,890
Indiana
$118,080
Virginia
$114,920
Maine
$113,360
Arkansas
$113,320
Tennessee
$112,830
New York
$112,080
Arizona
$107,790
South Carolina
$107,450
South Dakota
$106,660
West Virginia
$103,890
Massachusetts
$103,590
North Carolina
$103,510
Ohio
$103,310
Missouri
$102,670
Wisconsin
$102,240
Hawaii
$100,490
California
$99,680
Florida
$98,760
Delaware
$98,080
District of Columbia
$97,340
Washington
$94,470
Texas
$92,450
Oklahoma
$87,150
Michigan
$84,700
Pennsylvania
$83,770
Kansas
$80,950
Connecticut
$80,160
Minnesota
$76,340
Puerto Rico
$73,960
New Hampshire
$73,660
Montana
$67,190
Oregon
$48,050



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