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Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in California

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Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in California

Is California a good place for you to work as an Area, Ethnic, or Cultural Studies Professor?

8.3% Jobs Projection
$84,920 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors Work in California?

There were approximately 1,280 workers employed as Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,020 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 200 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors working in it, which means California has more Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors than average.

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 110 annual job openings, and a total of 1,300 jobs for California Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,000 annual jobs and 12,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors ranged from $41,160 to $186,720 with $84,920 being the median annual salary.

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

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 510 n/a
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 290 $99,310
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 80 $86,760
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 60 $94,690

Top States for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,510 $79,000
California 1,280 $84,920
Texas 510 $60,120
Massachusetts 470 $79,710
District of Columbia 460 $0
Illinois 450 $69,230
Pennsylvania 440 $84,320
New Jersey 330 $0
Michigan 290 $0
Florida 270 $73,860
North Carolina 260 $78,320
Virginia 260 $66,220
Minnesota 260 $76,500
Arizona 260 $72,500
Ohio 250 $70,140
Colorado 210 $59,720
Hawaii 200 $71,580
Connecticut 200 $0
Washington 180 $65,090
Maryland 160 $75,370

Below are the states where Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Arkansas $115,590
California $84,920
New Hampshire $84,700
Pennsylvania $84,320
Massachusetts $79,710
New York $79,000
North Carolina $78,320
Minnesota $76,500
Maryland $75,370
Utah $74,830

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Occupation CA Employment Total
Psychology Professors 4,530
Sociology Professors 970
Political Science Professors 860
Economics Professors 700
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 550
Geography Professors 280

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