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Physics Postsecondary Professors in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Physics Professor in North Carolina?

10.6% Jobs Projection
$75,380 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Physics Postsecondary Professors in North Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Physics Postsecondary Professors in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Physics Postsecondary Professors in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Physics Postsecondary Professors Work in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there were 440 people working as Physics Postsecondary Professors in the year 2018.

There were 500 Physics Postsecondary Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Physics Postsecondary Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.2%.

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North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 520 total jobs in 2026 for Physics Postsecondary Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 19,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Physics Postsecondary Professors Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Physics Postsecondary Professors ranged from $44,390 to $140,120 with $75,380 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top North Carolina 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
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 110 $101,850
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 100 $81,250
Raleigh, NC 80 $71,000
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 50 $84,260
Greensboro-High Point, NC 40 $67,880

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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