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Business Professors in Tennessee

Is Tennessee a good place for you to work as a Business Postsecondary Teacher?

20.3% Jobs Projection
$70,770 Median Salary
280 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Business Professors Work in Tennessee?

2,540 people worked as Business Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,530 Business Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Business Professors in TN Employment Trend

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

Business Professors in TN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Business Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.0%.

Job Projections for Business Professors: Nation vs. TN

Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 280 annual Business Professors job openings in Tennessee, and 3,260 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 Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Business Professors ranged from $19,500 to $127,050 with $70,770 being the median annual salary.

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

Business Professors Earnings: TN vs. National Average

Top Tennessee 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
Chattanooga, TN-GA 730 $54,400
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 450 $85,530
Knoxville, TN 310 $74,660
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 80 $53,020
Clarksville, TN-KY 70 $88,710
Jackson, TN 50 $51,400

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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