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Biological Science Professors in North Carolina

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Biological Science Professors in North Carolina

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14.4% Jobs Projection
$65,550 Median Salary
190 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Biological Science Professors Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 1,990 workers employed as Biological Science Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 2,200 Biological Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Biological Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 190 annual job openings, and a total of 2,310 jobs for North Carolina 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Biological Science Professors ranged from $44,640 to $120,640 with $65,550 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 370 $94,040
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 310 $68,430
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 250 $61,670
Greensboro-High Point, NC 200 $60,790
Winston-Salem, NC 70 $70,420
Asheville, NC 60 $64,640
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 50 $52,540
Fayetteville, NC 50 $59,950

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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