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Geography Professors in New York

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

15.4% Jobs Projection
$78,480 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Geography Professors Work in New York?

There were approximately 220 workers employed as Geography Professors in this state in 2018.

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

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geography Professors in NY Employment Trend

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

Geography Professors in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Geography Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Geography Professors: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 450 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Geography Professors ranged from $50,160 to $155,070 with $78,480 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Geography Professors Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 120 $85,410

Top States for Geography Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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