boredatwork wrote:We are all missing the point. Screw law school, lets go work for LSAC. I can live with $322,827 plus bonuses.
Why not shoot for the moon and start your own law school? As dean emeritus, you can have a very cushy retirement.
The current dean of Cooley Law School received $523,213 in total compensation (2009 IRS Form 990 - page 35 of PDF
) and travels first-class. Some professors make around $220,000 in total compensation.
The founder and dean emeritus received $370,245 in total compensation (same filing) and is listed as working 10 hours a week (page 56). I'd suspect he works far less than that. The school's filing doesn't describe him as currently having any official duties and lists him simply as "Former President/Dean Emeritus." The school's website says he retired in 2002. (You may know him as the inventor of the Cooley Rankings