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Biological Science Professors in Colorado

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Biological Science Professors in Colorado

Is Colorado a good place for you to work as a Biological Science Professor?

31.6% Jobs Projection
$70,770 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Biological Science Professors in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Biological Science Professors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Biological Science Professors Work in Colorado?

890 people worked as Biological Science Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 870 Biological Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 730 Biological Science Professors working in it, which means Colorado has more Biological Science Professors than average.

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Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Biological Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 31.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

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Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 120 annual job openings, and a total of 1,290 jobs for Colorado Biological Science Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,000 annual jobs and 71,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Biological Science Professors Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Biological Science Professors ranged from $36,650 to $130,380 with $70,770 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Colorado Metros for Biological Science Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Biological Science Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 300 $58,210
Colorado Springs, CO 90 $63,700

Top States for Biological Science Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Biological Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,590 $86,790
Texas 4,470 $85,310
California 4,360 $116,420
Pennsylvania 3,250 $84,070
Illinois 2,530 $72,880
Massachusetts 2,220 $89,320
North Carolina 1,990 $65,550
Virginia 1,860 $69,400
Ohio 1,850 $83,770
Florida 1,590 $82,030
New Jersey 1,540 $90,490
Indiana 1,410 $85,260
Michigan 1,240 $87,500
Connecticut 1,160 $97,520
Washington 1,060 $68,110
Missouri 1,030 $85,630
Wisconsin 990 $69,790
Tennessee 890 $70,090
Colorado 890 $70,770
Arizona 800 $92,750

Below are the states where Biological Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $122,720
California $116,420
Connecticut $97,520
Utah $97,480
New Hampshire $95,170
Iowa $92,970
Arizona $92,750
New Jersey $90,490
Massachusetts $89,320
Michigan $87,500

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