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Biological Science Professors in Texas

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Biological Science Professors in Texas

Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Biological Science Professor?

19.3% Jobs Projection
$85,310 Median Salary
450 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Biological Science Professors Work in Texas?

There were approximately 4,470 workers employed as Biological Science Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 3,870 Biological Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 600 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Biological Science Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

Biological Science Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Biological Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 19.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Biological Science Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 450 annual job openings, and 5,310 total jobs in 2026 for Biological Science Professors in this state.

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

What do Biological Science Professors Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Biological Science Professors ranged from $42,260 to $178,440 with $85,310 being the median annual salary.

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

Biological Science Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,340 $96,200
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 880 $85,190
Austin-Round Rock, TX 380 $96,230
College Station-Bryan, TX 350 $119,940
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 260 $79,000
El Paso, TX 150 $50,300
Lubbock, TX 110 $90,390
Tyler, TX 70 $74,830

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 TX Employment Total
Agricultural Sciences Professors 1,010

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