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Biological Science Professors in Kentucky

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Biological Science Professors in Kentucky

Considering a career as a Biological Science Professor in Kentucky?

12.7% Jobs Projection
$62,730 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Biological Science Professors Work in Kentucky?

680 people worked as Biological Science Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 630 Biological Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Biological Science Professors in KY Employment Trend

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

Biological Science Professors in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Biological Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Biological Science Professors: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Biological Science Professors job openings in Kentucky, and 710 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Biological Science Professors Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Biological Science Professors ranged from $39,280 to $112,410 with $62,730 being the median annual salary.

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

Biological Science Professors Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 230 $71,800
Lexington-Fayette, KY 90 n/a
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 60 n/a

Top States for Biological Science Professors Employment

The table below shows the states 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 KY Employment Total
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