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Communications Professors in South Dakota

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Communications Professors in South Dakota

Want to work in South Dakota as a Communications Professor? Read this first!

14.3% Jobs Projection
$63,750 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Communications Professors Work in South Dakota?

There were approximately 70 workers employed as Communications Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 70 Communications Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Communications Professors in SD Employment Trend

The typical state has 395 Communications Professors working in it, which means South Dakota has fewer Communications Professors than average.

Communications Professors in SD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Dakota

Jobs for Communications Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Communications Professors: Nation vs. SD

South Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 80 total jobs in 2026 for Communications Professors in this state.

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

What do Communications Professors Make in South Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Communications Professors ranged from $45,240 to $92,690 with $63,750 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in South Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Communications Professors Earnings: SD vs. National Average

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 SD Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 190
English Language and Literature Professors 170
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 70
History Professors 50
Philosophy and Religion Professors 40


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