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Law Professors in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Law Professor in Wisconsin?

5.9% Jobs Projection
$107,040 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Law Professors Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 170 workers employed as Law Professors in this state in 2018.

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

Law Professors in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Law Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

Job Projections for Law Professors: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 180 jobs for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Law Professors ranged from $59,750 to $173,030 with $107,040 being the median annual salary.

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

Law Professors Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 590 $137,070
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 90 $157,630

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 WI Employment Total
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 180
Social Work Professors 100

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