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Geography Professors in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Geography Professor in North Carolina?

6.3% Jobs Projection
$77,550 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Geography Professors Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 120 workers employed as Geography Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 130 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Geography Professors in NC Employment Trend

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

Geography Professors in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Geography Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Geography Professors: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Geography Professors job openings in North Carolina, and 170 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Geography Professors Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Geography Professors ranged from $44,660 to $118,810 with $77,550 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Geography Professors Earnings: NC vs. National Average

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 NC Employment Total
Psychology Professors 1,020
Economics Professors 580
Sociology Professors 500
Political Science Professors 440
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 260
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 240

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