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Geography Professors in California

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How Many Geography Professors Work in California?

In 2018, there were 280 Geography Professors working in the state.

There were 310 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geography Professors in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 110 Geography Professors working in it, which means California has more Geography Professors than average.

Geography Professors in CA vs. the Average State

Top California Metros for Geography Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 130 n/a
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 40 $106,440

Top States for Geography Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Geography Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 280 $85,120
California 280 $0
Massachusetts 230 $87,530
Ohio 220 $88,960
New York 220 $78,480
Virginia 220 $0
Pennsylvania 180 $90,260
Wisconsin 160 $70,140
Illinois 150 $77,490
Colorado 150 $75,520
Michigan 150 $80,080
Maryland 140 $88,150
North Carolina 120 $77,550
Washington 110 $66,240
Florida 100 $94,370
Minnesota 100 $75,320
Missouri 70 $73,530
Georgia 60 $76,470
Oklahoma 60 $54,250
Oregon 60 $76,250

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

State Annual Median Salary
Florida $94,370
Arizona $92,080
Pennsylvania $90,260
Ohio $88,960
Maryland $88,150
Massachusetts $87,530
New Jersey $87,120
Texas $85,120
Nevada $82,320
Michigan $80,080

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Occupation CA Employment Total
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Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 1,280
Sociology Professors 970
Political Science Professors 860
Economics Professors 700
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 550

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