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Education Professors in California

Is California a good place for you to work as an Education Professor?

11.1% Jobs Projection
$75,360 Median Salary
410 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Education Professors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Education Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Education Professors Work in California?

3,380 people worked as Education Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,290 Education Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 865 Education Professors working in it, which means California has more Education Professors than average.


Job Projections for California

Jobs for Education Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.3%.


California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 410 annual job openings, and a total of 5,000 jobs for California Education Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,600 annual jobs and 82,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Education Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Education Professors ranged from $37,340 to $149,910 with $75,360 being the median annual salary.

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


Top California Metros for Education Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,460 $68,750
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 470 $83,260
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 320 $82,330
Stockton-Lodi, CA 170 $87,580
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 160 $92,350
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 110 $108,980

Top States for Education Professors Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 5,590 $76,060
Texas 4,620 $62,710
Illinois 4,510 $52,560
California 3,380 $75,360
Ohio 3,080 $60,260
Pennsylvania 2,690 $63,530
North Carolina 2,500 $63,460
Massachusetts 1,890 $70,280
District of Columbia 1,850 $0
Florida 1,770 $63,850
Indiana 1,540 $62,900
Georgia 1,530 $71,570
New Jersey 1,400 $78,960
South Carolina 1,280 $57,590
Colorado 1,240 $61,260
Missouri 1,160 $69,430
Washington 1,150 $65,570
Michigan 1,130 $72,650
Minnesota 1,120 $68,090
Arizona 1,060 $72,380

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

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $78,960
Hawaii $78,030
New York $76,060
Connecticut $75,890
Rhode Island $75,530
California $75,360
Alaska $74,770
Delaware $74,460
Wisconsin $73,510
Michigan $72,650

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