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Geography Professors in Washington

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11.1% Jobs Projection
$66,240 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Geography Professors Work in Washington?

In 2018, there were 110 Geography Professors working in the state.

There were 120 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Geography Professors in WA Employment Trend

The amount of Geography Professors working in the state is similar to the average state.

Geography Professors in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

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. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 100 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Geography Professors ranged from $41,120 to $127,570 with $66,240 being the median annual salary.

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

Geography Professors Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 40 $67,920
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 30 $83,870

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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Occupation WA Employment Total
Psychology Professors 860
Political Science Professors 440
Sociology Professors 340
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 270
Economics Professors 260
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 180

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