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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in District of Columbia

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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in District of Columbia

Considering a career as an Art, Drama, or Music Professor in District of Columbia?

12.3% Jobs Projection
$80,640 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in District of Columbia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in District of Columbia is growing faster than average.

  • Art, Drama, and Music Professors in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Art, Drama, and Music Professors Work in District of Columbia?

490 people worked as Art, Drama, and Music Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 470 Art, Drama, and Music Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors in DC Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,195 Art, Drama, and Music Professors working in it, which means District of Columbia has fewer Art, Drama, and Music Professors than average.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors in DC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.0%.

Job Projections for Art, Drama, and Music Professors: Nation vs. DC

District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 640 total jobs in 2026 for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 11,200 annual jobs and 137,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Art, Drama, and Music Professors Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Art, Drama, and Music Professors ranged from $53,070 to $175,670 with $80,640 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors Earnings: DC vs. National Average

Top District of Columbia Metros for Art, Drama, and Music Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Art, Drama, and Music Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,840 $64,600

Top States for Art, Drama, and Music Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Art, Drama, and Music Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 11,530 $78,520
California 9,710 $100,050
Texas 6,240 $67,000
Massachusetts 6,190 $79,170
Pennsylvania 5,050 $72,070
Ohio 4,110 $69,290
Illinois 3,940 $61,950
Florida 3,520 $63,850
Virginia 3,140 $0
North Carolina 2,860 $61,060
Michigan 2,710 $72,390
New Jersey 2,070 $75,310
Indiana 2,030 $59,210
Minnesota 2,030 $67,320
Washington 1,930 $61,280
Colorado 1,880 $55,400
Maryland 1,850 $69,790
Wisconsin 1,820 $68,330
Arizona 1,770 $77,480
Missouri 1,430 $70,720

Below are the states where Art, Drama, and Music Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $100,050
Connecticut $87,430
New Hampshire $81,490
District of Columbia $80,640
Massachusetts $79,170
New York $78,520
Arizona $77,480
New Jersey $75,310
Kentucky $73,630
Rhode Island $73,520

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Occupation DC Employment Total
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 750
Philosophy and Religion Professors 530
English Language and Literature Professors 370
Communications Professors 290
History Professors 110

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