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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in New Jersey

Want to work in New Jersey as an Art, Drama, or Music Professor? Read this first!

8.4% Jobs Projection
$75,310 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Art, Drama, and Music Professors in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Art, Drama, and Music Professors Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 2,070 Art, Drama, and Music Professors working in the state.

There were 2,230 Art, Drama, and Music Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors in NJ Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,195 Art, Drama, and Music Professors working in it, which means New Jersey has more Art, Drama, and Music Professors than average.

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

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.0%.

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

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 230 annual job openings, and a total of 2,830 jobs for New Jersey Art, Drama, and Music Professors in 2026.

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

What do Art, Drama, and Music Professors Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Art, Drama, and Music Professors ranged from $39,290 to $181,650 with $75,310 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 9,400 $83,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,740 $77,030
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 250 $72,100
Trenton, NJ 130 n/a

Top States for Art, Drama, and Music Professors Employment

The table below shows the states 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 NJ Employment Total
English Language and Literature Professors 2,420
Communications Professors 940
History Professors 750
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 630
Philosophy and Religion Professors 520

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