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Communications Professors in West Virginia

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Communications Professors in West Virginia

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9.1% Jobs Projection
$46,360 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

  • Communications Professors in West Virginia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Communications Professors Work in West Virginia?

In 2018, there were 330 Communications Professors working in the state.

There were 210 Communications Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Communications Professors in WV Employment Trend

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

Communications Professors in WV vs. the Average State

Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for Communications Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Communications Professors: Nation vs. WV

West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Communications Professors job openings in West Virginia, and 240 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Communications Professors Make in West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Communications Professors ranged from $18,890 to $93,950 with $46,360 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in West Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Communications Professors Earnings: WV vs. National Average

Top West Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 930 $65,830

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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Occupation WV Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 660
English Language and Literature Professors 580
History Professors 270
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 60
Philosophy and Religion Professors 60


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