Training Requirements for Law Teachers, Postsecondary

Law teachers, postsecondary need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Law teachers, postsecondary
Percent
Less than High School 0.5
High School 1.3
Some College 2.4
Associates Degree 2.1
Bachelors Degree 16.5
Masters Degree 33.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 43.7

Employment Outlook for Law Teachers, Postsecondary

This represents about 21,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more law teachers, postsecondary but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.

Typical Income for Law Teachers, Postsecondary

Annual Salaries

On average, law teachers, postsecondary make $134,530 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Law teachers, postsecondary $44,880 $66,840 $111,210 $180,320 $high
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Postsecondary teachers $31,200 $45,450 $66,500 $99,650 $152,330
Law, criminal justice, and social work teachers, postsecondary $36,400 $51,630 $71,490 $113,600 $186,940
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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