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$124,140 Median Salary
  • Physics Postsecondary Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Physics Postsecondary Professors Work in California?

1,190 people worked as Physics Postsecondary Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,220 Physics Postsecondary Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 185 Physics Postsecondary Professors working in it, which means California has more Physics Postsecondary Professors than average.

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What do Physics Postsecondary Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Physics Postsecondary Professors ranged from $55,060 to $208,000 with $124,140 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top California Metros for Physics Postsecondary Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 390 $132,810
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 270 $122,070
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 150 $128,540
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 120 $128,980
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 60 $122,980

Top States for Physics Postsecondary Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Physics Postsecondary Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,430 $102,900
Texas 1,190 $88,240
California 1,190 $124,140
Pennsylvania 770 $88,720
Illinois 640 $82,740
Ohio 560 $97,720
Massachusetts 550 $105,980
Michigan 490 $93,740
New Jersey 460 $99,000
Florida 440 $93,420
North Carolina 440 $75,380
Washington 440 $69,470
Virginia 410 $72,850
Colorado 320 $85,980
Maryland 320 $100,430
Indiana 300 $96,470
Wisconsin 280 $75,920
Minnesota 260 $88,120
Tennessee 250 $71,320
Arizona 230 $98,010

Below are the states where Physics Postsecondary Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $124,140
Rhode Island $107,430
New Hampshire $107,190
Massachusetts $105,980
New York $102,900
Maryland $100,430
Iowa $99,910
New Jersey $99,000
Arizona $98,010
Ohio $97,720

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