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Computer Science Professors in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as a Computer Science Professor in Pennsylvania?

7.1% Jobs Projection
$87,390 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Computer Science Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 1,590 Computer Science Professors working in the state.

There were 1,450 Computer Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Science Professors in PA Employment Trend

The typical state has 390 Computer Science Professors working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Computer Science Professors than average.

Computer Science Professors in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Computer Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 7.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.1%.

Job Projections for Computer Science Professors: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 1,800 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Science Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 42,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Science Professors Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Computer Science Professors ranged from $36,250 to $196,370 with $87,390 being the median annual salary.

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

Computer Science Professors Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania Metros for Computer Science Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,780 $98,420
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 670 $88,110
Pittsburgh, PA 520 $115,230
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 120 $82,620
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 110 $76,570
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 80 $76,890
Erie, PA 50 $76,710
Reading, PA 30 n/a
Lancaster, PA 30 $76,210

Top States for Computer Science Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,030 $88,190
Texas 2,590 $82,420
California 2,210 $125,900
Florida 1,780 $69,130
North Carolina 1,640 $64,220
Pennsylvania 1,590 $87,390
Virginia 1,520 $70,710
Illinois 1,430 $75,830
New Jersey 1,390 $94,150
Ohio 1,320 $93,140
Massachusetts 1,010 $96,720
Indiana 920 $0
Michigan 900 $96,920
Maryland 770 $97,060
Washington 740 $66,060
Wisconsin 650 $84,560
South Carolina 580 $70,750
Colorado 560 $73,310
Missouri 550 $76,790
Arizona 510 $87,420

Below are the states where Computer Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $125,900
Rhode Island $119,450
District of Columbia $105,970
Iowa $97,640
Utah $97,450
Maryland $97,060
Michigan $96,920
Massachusetts $96,720
Idaho $95,970
New Jersey $94,150

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Occupation PA Employment Total
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