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Law Professors in Massachusetts

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

16.2% Jobs Projection
$102,850 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Law Professors Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 610 Law Professors working in the state.

There were 770 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Law Professors in MA Employment Trend

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

Law Professors in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

Job Projections for Law Professors: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 860 jobs for Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $44,500 to $208,000 with $102,850 being the median annual salary.

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

Law Professors Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 430 $102,790
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 50 $117,950

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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