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Geography Professors in Pennsylvania

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6.3% Jobs Projection
$90,260 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Geography Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 180 Geography Professors working in the state.

There were 260 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geography Professors in PA Employment Trend

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

Geography Professors in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

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. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 340 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Geography Professors ranged from $39,010 to $143,720 with $90,260 being the median annual salary.

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

Geography Professors Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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

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 PA Employment Total
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Sociology Professors 800
Economics Professors 710
Political Science Professors 540
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 440
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 230

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