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Physics Postsecondary Professors in Washington

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20.0% Jobs Projection
$69,470 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Physics Postsecondary Professors Work in Washington?

In 2018, there were 440 Physics Postsecondary Professors working in the state.

There were 470 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 Washington has more Physics Postsecondary Professors than average.

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Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Physics Postsecondary Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.2%.

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Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 40 annual Physics Postsecondary Professors job openings in Washington, and 480 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Physics Postsecondary Professors Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Physics Postsecondary Professors ranged from $45,720 to $145,400 with $69,470 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 270 $81,050
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 100 $79,430

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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