Law Professors in Illinois
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Law Professors in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Law Professors in Illinois is growing slower than average.
Law Professors in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Law Professors Work in Illinois?
In 2018, there were 950 Law Professors working in the state.
There were 960 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 270 Law Professors working in it, which means Illinois has more Law Professors than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 2.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 1,030 jobs for Illinois Law Professors in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 23,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Law Professors Make in Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $54,430 to $208,000 with $133,010 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois 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|
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|
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|Occupation||IL Employment Total|
|Social Work Professors||840|
|Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors||600|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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