Which professors make the highest salaries?

In case you missed this earlier, here's a list of academic fields and what their faculty make, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

(Thought it might be appropriate during the current state budget talks on higher education.)

The top five fields for professors at four-year universities:

  1. Legal: $134, 162

  2. Engineering: $114,365

  3. Business: $111,621

  4. Computer science: $101,985

  5. Area/ethnic/cultural/gender studies: $97,637

Here's the full chart (with associate profs, assistants, etc.):

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