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15.4% Jobs Projection
$72,680 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Law Professors Work in Michigan?

In 2018, there were 360 Law Professors working in the state.

There were 360 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 300 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 Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $35,150 to $208,000 with $72,680 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 100 $95,610

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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