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Law Professors in Washington

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21.1% Jobs Projection
$93,430 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Law Professors Work in Washington?

In 2018, there were 150 Law Professors working in the state.

There were 160 Law Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Law Professors in WA Employment Trend

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

Law Professors in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 21.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

Job Projections for Law Professors: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 230 jobs for Washington 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $37,660 to $192,350 with $93,430 being the median annual salary.

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

Law Professors Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 140 $92,770

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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Occupation WA Employment Total
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Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 120


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