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Law Professors in Texas

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

15.4% Jobs Projection
$85,820 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Law Professors Work in Texas?

1,270 people worked as Law Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,060 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Law Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

Law Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

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%.

Job Projections for Law Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 120 annual job openings, and 1,420 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $18,280 to $208,000 with $85,820 being the median annual salary.

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

Law Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 350 $61,080
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 200 $78,840

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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