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Geography Professors in Texas

Considering a career as a Geography Professor in Texas?

11.1% Jobs Projection
$85,120 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Geography Professors Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 280 people working as Geography Professors in the year 2018.

There were 250 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Geography Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

Geography Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Geography Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Geography Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 300 jobs for Texas Geography Professors in 2026.

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

What do Geography Professors Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Geography Professors ranged from $35,250 to $151,960 with $85,120 being the median annual salary.

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

Geography Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Austin-Round Rock, TX 80 $95,240
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 70 $86,760
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 60 $55,730

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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Political Science Professors 1,910
Economics Professors 1,020
Sociology Professors 1,010
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 510
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 380

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