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Physics Postsecondary Professors in Virginia

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Physics Postsecondary Professors in Virginia

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

16.2% Jobs Projection
$72,850 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Physics Postsecondary Professors Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 410 people working as Physics Postsecondary Professors in the year 2018.

There were 380 Physics Postsecondary Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Physics Postsecondary Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.2%.

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Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 430 jobs for Virginia Physics Postsecondary Professors in 2026.

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

What do Physics Postsecondary Professors Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Physics Postsecondary Professors ranged from $38,570 to $144,910 with $72,850 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 290 $121,440
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 100 $81,250
Richmond, VA 40 $83,490

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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