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Biological Science Professors in Missouri

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Biological Science Professors in Missouri

Is Missouri a good place for you to work as a Biological Science Professor?

23.4% Jobs Projection
$85,630 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Biological Science Professors in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Biological Science Professors in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Biological Science Professors Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 1,030 people working as Biological Science Professors in the year 2018.

There were 980 Biological Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 730 Biological Science Professors working in it, which means Missouri has more Biological Science Professors than average.

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Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Biological Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 23.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

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Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 1,160 total jobs in 2026 for Biological Science Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,000 annual jobs and 71,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Biological Science Professors Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Biological Science Professors ranged from $46,900 to $176,790 with $85,630 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Missouri Metros for Biological Science Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 410 $88,370
Kansas City, MO-KS 190 $91,960
Springfield, MO 130 $81,230
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 130 $69,500

Top States for Biological Science Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Biological Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,590 $86,790
Texas 4,470 $85,310
California 4,360 $116,420
Pennsylvania 3,250 $84,070
Illinois 2,530 $72,880
Massachusetts 2,220 $89,320
North Carolina 1,990 $65,550
Virginia 1,860 $69,400
Ohio 1,850 $83,770
Florida 1,590 $82,030
New Jersey 1,540 $90,490
Indiana 1,410 $85,260
Michigan 1,240 $87,500
Connecticut 1,160 $97,520
Washington 1,060 $68,110
Missouri 1,030 $85,630
Wisconsin 990 $69,790
Tennessee 890 $70,090
Colorado 890 $70,770
Arizona 800 $92,750

Below are the states where Biological Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $122,720
California $116,420
Connecticut $97,520
Utah $97,480
New Hampshire $95,170
Iowa $92,970
Arizona $92,750
New Jersey $90,490
Massachusetts $89,320
Michigan $87,500

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