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Biological Science Professors in Florida

Considering a career as a Biological Science Professor in Florida?

21.4% Jobs Projection
$82,030 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Biological Science Professors in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Biological Science Professors in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Biological Science Professors in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Biological Science Professors Work in Florida?

In 2018, there were 1,590 Biological Science Professors working in the state.

There were 1,730 Biological Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Biological Science Professors in FL Employment Trend

The typical state has 730 Biological Science Professors working in it, which means Florida has more Biological Science Professors than average.

Biological Science Professors in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Biological Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 21.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Biological Science Professors: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 230 annual job openings, and a total of 2,720 jobs for Florida Biological Science Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,000 annual jobs and 71,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Biological Science Professors Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Biological Science Professors ranged from $47,300 to $151,200 with $82,030 being the median annual salary.

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

Biological Science Professors Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida Metros for Biological Science Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Biological Science Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 280 $88,720
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 130 $93,200
Tallahassee, FL 110 $83,030
Jacksonville, FL 100 $62,660
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 80 n/a
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 70 $60,700
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 50 $103,730

Top States for Biological Science Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Biological Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,590 $86,790
Texas 4,470 $85,310
California 4,360 $116,420
Pennsylvania 3,250 $84,070
Illinois 2,530 $72,880
Massachusetts 2,220 $89,320
North Carolina 1,990 $65,550
Virginia 1,860 $69,400
Ohio 1,850 $83,770
Florida 1,590 $82,030
New Jersey 1,540 $90,490
Indiana 1,410 $85,260
Michigan 1,240 $87,500
Connecticut 1,160 $97,520
Washington 1,060 $68,110
Missouri 1,030 $85,630
Wisconsin 990 $69,790
Tennessee 890 $70,090
Colorado 890 $70,770
Arizona 800 $92,750

Below are the states where Biological Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $122,720
California $116,420
Connecticut $97,520
Utah $97,480
New Hampshire $95,170
Iowa $92,970
Arizona $92,750
New Jersey $90,490
Massachusetts $89,320
Michigan $87,500

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Occupation FL Employment Total
Agricultural Sciences Professors 400

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