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Economics Professors in Texas

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Economics Professors in Texas

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13.3% Jobs Projection
$97,220 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Economics Professors Work in Texas?

There were approximately 1,020 workers employed as Economics Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 910 Economics Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Economics Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

Economics Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Economics Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.9%.

Job Projections for Economics Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 110 annual job openings, and a total of 1,360 jobs for Texas Economics Professors in 2026.

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

What do Economics Professors Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Economics Professors ranged from $49,360 to $207,920 with $97,220 being the median annual salary.

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

Economics Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 270 $84,080
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 200 $98,740
College Station-Bryan, TX 110 $165,880
Austin-Round Rock, TX 80 $119,590
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 40 $98,650

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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Occupation TX Employment Total
Psychology Professors 3,080
Political Science Professors 1,910
Sociology Professors 1,010
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 510
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 380
Geography Professors 280

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