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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as an Art, Drama, or Music Professor in Pennsylvania?

9.0% Jobs Projection
$72,070 Median Salary
530 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In Pennsylvania, there were 5,050 people working as Art, Drama, and Music Professors in the year 2018.

There were 5,540 Art, Drama, and Music Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 490 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors in PA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.0%.

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

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 530 annual job openings, and a total of 6,640 jobs for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Art, Drama, and Music Professors ranged from $33,800 to $137,250 with $72,070 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Pennsylvania 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
Pittsburgh, PA 900 $75,680
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 280 $60,500
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 280 $68,150
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 250 $72,100
Lancaster, PA 200 $64,310
Reading, PA 170 $65,230
Erie, PA 100 $77,190

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 PA Employment Total
English Language and Literature Professors 3,860
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 1,590
Communications Professors 1,280
Philosophy and Religion Professors 1,040
History Professors 1,000

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