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Environmental Science Professors in Texas

Considering a career as an Environmental Science Professor in Texas?

13.8% Jobs Projection
$82,600 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Environmental Science Professors in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Environmental Science Professors in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Environmental Science Professors Work in Texas?

280 people worked as Environmental Science Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 260 Environmental Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Environmental Science Professors in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 120 Environmental Science Professors working in it, which means Texas has more Environmental Science Professors than average.

Environmental Science Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Environmental Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.1%.

Job Projections for Environmental Science Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 330 jobs for Texas Environmental Science Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 7,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Environmental Science Professors Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Environmental Science Professors ranged from $24,870 to $162,850 with $82,600 being the median annual salary.

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

Environmental Science Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Environmental Science Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 50 $78,340

Top States for Environmental Science Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Environmental Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 820 $67,400
California 520 $110,180
Massachusetts 380 $83,830
Texas 280 $82,600
Michigan 260 $0
Pennsylvania 250 $83,020
Indiana 230 $0
Washington 230 $76,060
New Hampshire 180 $82,010
Maryland 170 $77,710
New Jersey 160 $91,370
North Carolina 140 $65,430
Illinois 130 $85,830
Colorado 130 $63,050
Wisconsin 120 $69,090
Ohio 120 $100,000
Florida 110 $78,200
West Virginia 110 $73,460
Connecticut 110 $85,870
Minnesota 100 $89,100

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

State Annual Median Salary
California $110,180
Ohio $100,000
Iowa $95,330
New Jersey $91,370
Minnesota $89,100
Missouri $85,890
Connecticut $85,870
Illinois $85,830
Massachusetts $83,830
Pennsylvania $83,020

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Occupation TX Employment Total
Chemistry Professors 1,700
Physics Postsecondary Professors 1,190
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 940

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