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Geography Professors in Wisconsin

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$70,140 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Geography Professors in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geography Professors Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 160 workers employed as Geography Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 160 Geography Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Geography Professors in WI Employment Trend

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

Geography Professors in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Geography Professors in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Geography Professors: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Geography Professors job openings in Wisconsin, and 130 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Geography Professors ranged from $46,530 to $111,410 with $70,140 being the median annual salary.

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

Geography Professors Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 90 $74,300
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 50 $76,170

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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Sociology Professors 250
Political Science Professors 210
Economics Professors 200
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 160
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 150

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