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Geography Professors in Massachusetts

Want to work in Massachusetts as a Geography Professor? Read this first!

10.5% Jobs Projection
$87,530 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Geography Professors in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.

  • Geography Professors in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geography Professors Work in Massachusetts?

230 people worked as Geography Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 200 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geography Professors in MA Employment Trend

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

Geography Professors in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Geography Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Geography Professors: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 210 total jobs in 2026 for Geography Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 400 annual jobs and 5,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Geography Professors Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Geography Professors ranged from $53,490 to $169,660 with $87,530 being the median annual salary.

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

Geography Professors Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 160 $86,520
Worcester, MA-CT 50 n/a

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 MA Employment Total
Psychology Professors 1,490
Political Science Professors 1,020
Economics Professors 870
Sociology Professors 730
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 470
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 220

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