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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as an Art, Drama, or Music Professor?

17.2% Jobs Projection
$78,520 Median Salary
1,780 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

11,530 people worked as Art, Drama, and Music Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 10,940 Art, Drama, and Music Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 590 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors in NY Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 17.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.0%.

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

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,780 annual Art, Drama, and Music Professors job openings in New York, and 21,250 total jobs in the year 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 York?

In 2018 wages for Art, Drama, and Music Professors ranged from $42,080 to $177,670 with $78,520 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top New York 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
Rochester, NY 780 $65,280
Syracuse, NY 580 n/a
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 540 n/a
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 540 $63,910
Utica-Rome, NY 190 $93,570
Binghamton, NY 120 $80,330

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 NY Employment Total
English Language and Literature Professors 7,700
Philosophy and Religion Professors 3,530
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 3,130
Communications Professors 3,080
History Professors 2,050

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