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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in Oregon

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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in Oregon

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

13.4% Jobs Projection
$65,980 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Art, Drama, and Music Professors Work in Oregon?

There were approximately 1,350 workers employed as Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,180 Art, Drama, and Music Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors in OR Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.0%.

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

Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Art, Drama, and Music Professors job openings in Oregon, and 1,100 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Art, Drama, and Music Professors ranged from $44,840 to $124,140 with $65,980 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 880 $66,090
Eugene, OR 230 $68,730
Salem, OR 50 $64,750

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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