Law Professors in California
Want to work in California as a Law Professor? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Law Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Law Professors in California is growing faster than average.
Law Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Law Professors Work in California?
1,770 people worked as Law Professors in 2018 in this state.
There were 1,370 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 400 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 270 Law Professors working in it, which means California has more Law Professors than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 200 annual Law Professors job openings in California, and 2,300 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 23,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Law Professors Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $42,580 to $208,000 with $118,020 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Law Professors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Law Professors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||330||$143,430|
Top States for Law Professors Employment
View the list below to see where most Law Professors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||1,580||$101,390|
Below are the states where Law Professors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in CA
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors||1,260|
|Social Work Professors||220|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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