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Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in California

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Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in California

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5.9% Jobs Projection
$113,590 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors Work in California?

1,310 people worked as Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,350 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 120 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors working in it, which means California has more Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors than average.

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Job Projections for California

Jobs for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

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California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 150 annual job openings, and 1,800 total jobs in 2026 for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,200 annual jobs and 14,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors ranged from $55,270 to $202,440 with $113,590 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top California Metros for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 440 $121,540
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 190 $109,100
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 180 $124,230
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 70 $108,260
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 60 $126,710

Top States for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 1,310 $113,590
Texas 940 $94,270
Pennsylvania 890 $85,000
New York 880 $97,390
Arizona 680 $83,850
Virginia 500 $84,690
Massachusetts 420 $115,380
Colorado 380 $90,110
Florida 370 $93,510
Washington 370 $85,380
North Carolina 330 $81,840
Illinois 320 $78,300
Wisconsin 300 $85,610
Ohio 240 $87,920
Maine 200 $75,480
Michigan 180 $86,450
Utah 180 $94,450
Oregon 180 $95,830
Indiana 130 $86,640
Maryland 120 $133,800

Below are the states where Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $133,800
Georgia $123,030
Massachusetts $115,380
Nevada $115,250
California $113,590
Louisiana $102,520
New York $97,390
Oregon $95,830
New Jersey $95,120
Utah $94,450

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