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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary Law Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,880
25th Percentile Wage
$66,840
50th Percentile Wage
$111,210
75th Percentile Wage
$180,320
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 $180,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $111,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,880. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 301% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary law teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016111,2105.36%10.12%
2015105,250-4.49%-
2014109,9804.46%-
2013105,0804.88%-
201299,950--

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
$111,230

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 $73,660 to $164,800. The highest paying state for postsecondary law teachers is Iowa with a median annual salary of $164,800. The lowest paying state is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $73,660. For more salary information of postsecondary law teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Iowa
$164,800
Louisiana
$148,640
Maryland
$143,400
New Jersey
$137,150
Kentucky
$133,900
Illinois
$133,790
Michigan
$131,790
Mississippi
$130,110
Tennessee
$121,570
Colorado
$121,040
New York
$118,270
Indiana
$118,080
Oregon
$116,230
Virginia
$114,920
Massachusetts
$114,520
California
$112,720
North Carolina
$111,430
Florida
$110,740
Alabama
$109,230
Arkansas
$107,500
South Dakota
$106,660
Arizona
$106,420
Utah
$105,910
Kansas
$105,030
Hawaii
$100,490
South Carolina
$100,280
Pennsylvania
$99,260
Georgia
$98,860
District of Columbia
$98,270
Ohio
$95,880
Wisconsin
$95,230
Washington
$93,250
Missouri
$90,820
Oklahoma
$87,150
Minnesota
$76,340
Puerto Rico
$73,960
New Hampshire
$73,660



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