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Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in New Jersey

Want to work in New Jersey as a Recreation & Fitness Studies Professor? Read this first!

9.7% Jobs Projection
$65,120 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 260 workers employed as Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 280 Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 220 Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors working in it, which means New Jersey has more Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors than average.

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Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.7% which is similar to nationwide projections.

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New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 340 jobs for New Jersey Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,800 annual jobs and 22,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors ranged from $33,280 to $119,340 with $65,120 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top New Jersey Metros for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 790 $75,160
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 500 $54,470

Top States for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,030 $106,140
Texas 1,640 $63,040
New York 1,320 $65,170
North Carolina 1,040 $59,610
Pennsylvania 1,040 $55,830
Virginia 810 $0
Utah 590 $25,680
Illinois 580 $49,540
Ohio 540 $0
Arizona 420 $0
Minnesota 410 $0
Oregon 390 $62,020
Washington 390 $50,970
Michigan 390 $0
Massachusetts 390 $72,780
Indiana 370 $59,720
Iowa 270 $62,050
New Jersey 260 $65,120
Alabama 260 $64,040
West Virginia 230 $57,990

Below are the states where Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $106,140
Connecticut $86,980
New Hampshire $77,730
Massachusetts $72,780
Missouri $69,470
Georgia $68,060
Kentucky $66,630
New York $65,170
New Jersey $65,120
Florida $64,980

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