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Communications Professors in North Carolina

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Communications Professors in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Communications Professor in North Carolina?

10.8% Jobs Projection
$62,730 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Communications Professors Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 1,000 workers employed as Communications Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,030 Communications Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Communications Professors in NC Employment Trend

The typical state has 395 Communications Professors working in it, which means North Carolina has more Communications Professors than average.

Communications Professors in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Communications Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Communications Professors: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 1,030 jobs for North Carolina Communications Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,000 annual jobs and 37,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Communications Professors Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Communications Professors ranged from $37,460 to $97,990 with $62,730 being the median annual salary.

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

Communications Professors Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina Metros for Communications Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Greensboro-High Point, NC 190 $60,710
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 170 $72,690
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 150 $50,200
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 130 $58,540
Raleigh, NC 60 $62,120

Top States for Communications Professors Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,080 $74,660
Texas 2,460 $65,010
California 2,060 $0
Illinois 1,810 $74,220
Ohio 1,410 $61,160
Florida 1,320 $74,590
Pennsylvania 1,280 $69,640
Indiana 1,070 $0
North Carolina 1,000 $62,730
New Jersey 940 $81,190
Michigan 900 $70,980
Missouri 660 $66,850
Colorado 620 $47,890
Washington 600 $56,590
Minnesota 560 $62,250
Massachusetts 530 $74,780
Wisconsin 500 $74,680
Iowa 480 $80,340
Utah 430 $64,790
Kentucky 420 $62,210

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

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $82,880
New Hampshire $82,560
New Jersey $81,190
Iowa $80,340
District of Columbia $76,600
Massachusetts $74,780
Wisconsin $74,680
New York $74,660
Florida $74,590
Illinois $74,220

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Occupation NC Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2,860
English Language and Literature Professors 2,720
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 840
History Professors 770
Philosophy and Religion Professors 740


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