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Art, Drama, and Music Professors in Texas

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

14.9% Jobs Projection
$67,000 Median Salary
730 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

In 2018, there were 6,240 Art, Drama, and Music Professors working in the state.

There were 6,150 Art, Drama, and Music Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Art, Drama, and Music Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Art, Drama, and Music Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.0%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 730 annual job openings, and a total of 8,810 jobs for Texas 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Art, Drama, and Music Professors ranged from $19,350 to $116,740 with $67,000 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,030 $68,290
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,180 $78,980
Austin-Round Rock, TX 660 $78,890
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 300 $60,790
El Paso, TX 190 $74,680
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 100 $29,850
Corpus Christi, TX 90 $70,960
Killeen-Temple, TX 80 $58,210
Tyler, TX 70 $57,110

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 TX Employment Total
English Language and Literature Professors 5,380
Communications Professors 2,460
History Professors 2,150
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 1,620
Philosophy and Religion Professors 1,520

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