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What Do Social Sciences Professor Do?

Position Description All postsecondary social sciences teachers not listed separately.

  • Humanities Teacher
  • Family Consumer Science Teacher
  • Industrial Arts Teacher
  • Social Science Professor
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Job Opportunities for Social Sciences Professors

In the United States, there were 15,300 jobs for Social Sciences Professor in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.8% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,500 new jobs for Social Sciences Professor by 2026. The BLS estimates 1,300 yearly job openings in this field.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Social Sciences Professors in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Social Sciences Professor are Utah, Idaho, and Colorado. Watch out if you plan on working in North Dakota, Minnesota, or Maine. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of a Social Sciences Professor

The typical yearly salary for Social Sciences Professors is somewhere between $31,350 and $178,500.

Salary Ranges for Social Sciences Professors

Social Sciences Professors who work in California, Rhode Island, or Connecticut, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Social Sciences Professors in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $81,430
Arkansas $52,750
California $147,680
Connecticut $104,710
District of Columbia $82,550
Florida $68,400
Georgia $70,140
Idaho $85,730
Illinois $54,050
Indiana $53,950
Iowa $91,220
Kansas $75,030
Maine $53,130
Maryland $87,410
Massachusetts $92,670
Michigan $77,720
Minnesota $83,500
Mississippi $61,850
Missouri $66,850
Nebraska $82,900
New Hampshire $57,090
New Jersey $100,810
New Mexico $85,450
New York $101,250
North Carolina $84,270
North Dakota $72,290
Ohio $76,470
Oklahoma $42,060
Oregon $90,380
Pennsylvania $95,490
Rhode Island $122,120
South Carolina $92,140
Tennessee $38,230
Texas $61,910
Utah $77,640
Virginia $80,960
Washington $69,750
West Virginia $55,320
Wisconsin $89,980

Who Employs Social Sciences Professors?

Social Sciences Professor Sectors

The table below shows the approximate number of Social Sciences Professors employed by various industries.

Social Sciences Professor Industries

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