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Economics Professors in Wisconsin

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Economics Professors in Wisconsin

Is Wisconsin a good place for you to work as an Economics Professor?

3.6% Jobs Projection
$95,620 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Economics Professors in Wisconsin is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Economics Professors Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 200 Economics Professors working in the state.

There were 210 Economics Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Economics Professors in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 180 Economics Professors working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Economics Professors than average.

Economics Professors in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Economics Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 3.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.9%.

Job Projections for Economics Professors: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 290 total jobs in 2026 for Economics Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,500 annual jobs and 18,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Economics Professors Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Economics Professors ranged from $61,020 to $208,000 with $95,620 being the median annual salary.

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

Economics Professors Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin Metros for Economics Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 380 $116,930
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 170 $100,380
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 60 $111,380

Top States for Economics Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Economics Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,650 $110,710
Texas 1,020 $97,220
Massachusetts 870 $110,630
Pennsylvania 710 $109,360
California 700 $125,160
North Carolina 580 $91,330
Illinois 520 $110,310
Ohio 470 $99,920
Virginia 440 $92,790
Florida 340 $100,530
New Jersey 340 $102,430
Michigan 300 $103,650
Minnesota 300 $95,020
Indiana 300 $113,370
Colorado 290 $97,920
Washington 260 $70,300
Connecticut 240 $94,260
District of Columbia 230 $101,460
Maryland 230 $96,970
Wisconsin 200 $95,620

Below are the states where Economics Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Hampshire $134,270
Rhode Island $133,140
California $125,160
Iowa $120,140
Tennessee $115,120
Indiana $113,370
Utah $112,470
Kansas $112,120
New York $110,710
Massachusetts $110,630

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Occupation WI Employment Total
Psychology Professors 480
Sociology Professors 250
Political Science Professors 210
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 160
Geography Professors 160
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 150

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