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Law Professors in District of Columbia

Considering a career as a Law Professor in District of Columbia?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$101,390 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Law Professors in District of Columbia is growing faster than average.

  • Law Professors in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Law Professors Work in District of Columbia?

In District of Columbia, there were 1,580 people working as Law Professors in the year 2018.

There were 1,430 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 270 Law Professors working in it, which means District of Columbia has more Law Professors than average.


Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.


District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 100 annual Law Professors job openings in District of Columbia, and 1,170 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 District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $41,300 to $208,000 with $101,390 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top District of Columbia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,620 $101,000

Top States for Law Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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