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Geography Professors in Virginia

Considering a career as a Geography Professor in Virginia?

16.7% Jobs Projection
20 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Geography Professors in Virginia is growing faster than average.

How Many Geography Professors Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 220 people working as Geography Professors in the year 2018.

There were 220 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Geography Professors in VA Employment Trend

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

Geography Professors in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Geography Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Geography Professors: Nation vs. VA

Virginia 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.

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 160 $93,490

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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