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Communications Professors in Pennsylvania

Is Pennsylvania a good place for you to work as a Communications Professor?

8.2% Jobs Projection
$69,640 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Communications Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

There were approximately 1,280 workers employed as Communications Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,400 Communications Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Communications Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 140 annual job openings, and a total of 1,720 jobs for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Communications Professors ranged from $36,140 to $127,980 with $69,640 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,740 $78,960
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 700 $82,270
Pittsburgh, PA 190 $59,760
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 70 $67,030
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 70 $65,340
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 60 $70,730
Lancaster, PA 50 $61,020
Erie, PA 40 $69,430
Reading, PA 40 n/a

Top States for Communications Professors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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