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Law Professors in North Carolina

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

14.0% Jobs Projection
$131,810 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Law Professors Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 390 Law Professors working in the state.

There were 740 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Law Professors job openings in North Carolina, and 570 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $52,270 to $208,000 with $131,810 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 170 $96,570

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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