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Communications Professors in Texas

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13.7% Jobs Projection
$65,010 Median Salary
280 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Communications Professors Work in Texas?

There were approximately 2,460 workers employed as Communications Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 2,350 Communications Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Communications Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

Communications Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Communications Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Communications Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 280 annual job openings, and 3,330 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Communications Professors ranged from $18,730 to $115,080 with $65,010 being the median annual salary.

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

Communications Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 590 $62,460
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 510 $66,790
Austin-Round Rock, TX 330 $80,490
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 120 $67,560
Killeen-Temple, TX 80 $29,520
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 40 $57,070

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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Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6,240
English Language and Literature Professors 5,380
History Professors 2,150
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 1,620
Philosophy and Religion Professors 1,520


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