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Economics Professors in Washington

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20.0% Jobs Projection
$70,300 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Economics Professors Work in Washington?

There were approximately 260 workers employed as Economics Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 290 Economics Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Economics Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.9%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Economics Professors job openings in Washington, and 240 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Economics Professors Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Economics Professors ranged from $44,420 to $153,470 with $70,300 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 110 $79,130
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 60 $91,280

Top States for Economics Professors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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