Economics Professors in Texas
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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.
The typical state has 180 Economics Professors working in it, which means Texas has more Economics Professors than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|District of Columbia||230||$101,460|
Below are the states where Economics Professors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Political Science Professors||1,910|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors||510|
|Anthropology and Archeology Professors||380|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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