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Biological Science Professors in Virginia

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Biological Science Professors in Virginia

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19.3% Jobs Projection
$69,400 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Biological Science Professors Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 1,860 people working as Biological Science Professors in the year 2018.

There were 1,830 Biological Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Biological Science Professors in VA Employment Trend

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

Biological Science Professors in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

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. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 170 annual Biological Science Professors job openings in Virginia, and 2,040 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Biological Science Professors ranged from $37,920 to $145,240 with $69,400 being the median annual salary.

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

Biological Science Professors Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,150 $82,560
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 310 $68,430
Richmond, VA 290 n/a
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 240 $80,710
Harrisonburg, VA 90 n/a

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 VA Employment Total
Agricultural Sciences Professors 670

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