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Economics Professors in North Carolina

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Economics Professors in North Carolina

Is North Carolina a good place for you to work as an Economics Professor?

10.3% Jobs Projection
$91,330 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Economics Professors in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Economics Professors in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Economics Professors Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 580 Economics Professors working in the state.

There were 680 Economics Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 180 Economics Professors working in it, which means North Carolina has more Economics Professors than average.


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Economics Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.9%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 640 total jobs in 2026 for Economics Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,500 annual jobs and 18,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Economics Professors Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Economics Professors ranged from $47,680 to $184,590 with $91,330 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina Metros for Economics Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 180 $114,770
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 90 $94,260
Raleigh, NC 80 $72,550
Greensboro-High Point, NC 70 $85,910
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 50 $96,820

Top States for Economics Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Economics Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,650 $110,710
Texas 1,020 $97,220
Massachusetts 870 $110,630
Pennsylvania 710 $109,360
California 700 $125,160
North Carolina 580 $91,330
Illinois 520 $110,310
Ohio 470 $99,920
Virginia 440 $92,790
Florida 340 $100,530
New Jersey 340 $102,430
Michigan 300 $103,650
Minnesota 300 $95,020
Indiana 300 $113,370
Colorado 290 $97,920
Washington 260 $70,300
Connecticut 240 $94,260
District of Columbia 230 $101,460
Maryland 230 $96,970
Wisconsin 200 $95,620

Below are the states where Economics Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Hampshire $134,270
Rhode Island $133,140
California $125,160
Iowa $120,140
Tennessee $115,120
Indiana $113,370
Utah $112,470
Kansas $112,120
New York $110,710
Massachusetts $110,630

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