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Physics Postsecondary Professors in Texas

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Physics Postsecondary Professors in Texas

Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Physics Professor?

12.9% Jobs Projection
$88,240 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Physics Postsecondary Professors Work in Texas?

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

There were 1,090 Physics Postsecondary Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Physics Postsecondary Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.2%.

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Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 130 annual job openings, and 1,570 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Physics Postsecondary Professors ranged from $44,640 to $185,210 with $88,240 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 270 $96,010
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 240 n/a
Austin-Round Rock, TX 170 $92,870
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 70 $77,230
El Paso, TX 30 $73,590

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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