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Law Professors in Colorado

Is Colorado a good place for you to work as a Law Professor?

34.8% Jobs Projection
$130,780 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Law Professors in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Law Professors in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Law Professors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Law Professors Work in Colorado?

In 2018, there were 190 Law Professors working in the state.

There were 170 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Law Professors in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 270 Law Professors working in it, which means Colorado has fewer Law Professors than average.

Law Professors in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 34.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

Job Projections for Law Professors: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 310 total jobs in 2026 for Law Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 23,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Law Professors Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $56,370 to $208,000 with $130,780 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Law Professors Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top States for Law Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Law Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,440 $117,360
California 1,770 $118,020
District of Columbia 1,580 $101,390
Texas 1,270 $85,820
Illinois 950 $133,010
Ohio 730 $0
Florida 650 $120,470
Pennsylvania 630 $85,720
Virginia 620 $0
Massachusetts 610 $102,850
North Carolina 390 $131,810
Tennessee 370 $104,240
Michigan 360 $72,680
Oregon 330 $49,890
Connecticut 290 $0
Indiana 250 $0
Oklahoma 210 $0
Colorado 190 $130,780
Arizona 170 $65,800
Wisconsin 170 $107,040

Below are the states where Law Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Iowa $163,180
Georgia $162,670
Minnesota $155,570
Alabama $147,160
Maryland $143,960
Utah $142,980
Illinois $133,010
North Carolina $131,810
New Jersey $131,280
Missouri $131,090

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