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Business Professors in California

Want to work in California as a Business Postsecondary Teacher? Read this first!

16.7% Jobs Projection
$125,810 Median Salary
590 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Business Professors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Business Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Business Professors Work in California?

In California, there were 4,980 people working as Business Professors in the year 2018.

There were 4,860 Business Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Business Professors in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,035 Business Professors working in it, which means California has more Business Professors than average.

Business Professors in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Business Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.0%.

Job Projections for Business Professors: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 590 annual Business Professors job openings in California, and 7,000 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,400 annual jobs and 123,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Business Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Business Professors ranged from $54,750 to $208,000 with $125,810 being the median annual salary.

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

Business Professors Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Business Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,800 $127,700
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 770 $103,560
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 620 $140,520
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 400 $119,620
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 190 $153,190
Stockton-Lodi, CA 160 $109,750
Fresno, CA 100 n/a
Bakersfield, CA 70 n/a

Top States for Business Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Business Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 8,910 $85,150
Texas 6,060 $92,940
Pennsylvania 5,490 $73,570
California 4,980 $125,810
Massachusetts 4,050 $94,440
Illinois 4,030 $81,000
Ohio 3,900 $87,390
North Carolina 3,440 $72,920
Florida 3,190 $83,530
Virginia 2,830 $0
Indiana 2,700 $0
Tennessee 2,540 $70,770
New Jersey 2,510 $96,490
Michigan 2,350 $93,440
Georgia 1,930 $70,630
Colorado 1,540 $71,420
Minnesota 1,360 $80,720
Washington 1,350 $65,390
Louisiana 1,240 $61,420
Wisconsin 1,210 $92,180

Below are the states where Business Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $125,810
Rhode Island $114,340
Maryland $104,150
Iowa $103,310
District of Columbia $97,340
New Jersey $96,490
New Hampshire $96,320
Massachusetts $94,440
Michigan $93,440
Texas $92,940


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