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Psychology Professors in Georgia

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18.6% Jobs Projection
$70,490 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Psychology Professors in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Psychology Professors in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Psychology Professors Work in Georgia?

There were approximately 420 workers employed as Psychology Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 470 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 430 Psychology Professors working in it, which means Georgia has fewer Psychology Professors than average.


Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.


Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Psychology Professors job openings in Georgia, and 830 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,500 annual jobs and 54,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Psychology Professors Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $41,760 to $117,600 with $70,490 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Georgia Metros for Psychology Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Psychology Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 130 $62,110

Top States for Psychology Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Psychology Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,840 $84,000
California 4,530 $109,340
Texas 3,080 $70,820
Pennsylvania 2,130 $78,740
Illinois 1,510 $79,600
Massachusetts 1,490 $82,120
Ohio 1,420 $73,420
Virginia 1,200 $66,930
New Jersey 1,150 $87,050
Florida 1,060 $74,050
North Carolina 1,020 $68,210
Michigan 930 $86,780
Washington 860 $62,490
Colorado 800 $60,510
Connecticut 770 $88,570
Minnesota 710 $76,690
Tennessee 660 $65,170
Missouri 650 $73,750
Kentucky 630 $62,920
Indiana 590 $74,830

Below are the states where Psychology Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $109,340
District of Columbia $99,050
Connecticut $88,570
New Jersey $87,050
Michigan $86,780
Idaho $84,460
New York $84,000
Rhode Island $83,240
Massachusetts $82,120
Iowa $80,600

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