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Engineering Professors in California

Considering a career as an Engineering Professor in California?

16.7% Jobs Projection
$124,990 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Engineering Professors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Engineering Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Engineering Professors Work in California?

There were approximately 2,400 workers employed as Engineering Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 2,170 Engineering Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Professors in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 510 Engineering Professors working in it, which means California has more Engineering Professors than average.

Engineering Professors in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Engineering Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.7%.

Job Projections for Engineering Professors: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 230 annual Engineering Professors job openings in California, and 2,800 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,500 annual jobs and 54,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Engineering Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Professors ranged from $60,490 to $200,450 with $124,990 being the median annual salary.

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

Engineering Professors Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Engineering Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 580 $130,520
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 390 $124,910
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 370 $128,980
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 190 $130,220
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 120 $110,830

Top States for Engineering Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Engineering Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 3,890 $108,180
Pennsylvania 2,950 $98,010
New York 2,900 $111,420
California 2,400 $124,990
Massachusetts 1,880 $130,020
Indiana 1,880 $0
Michigan 1,640 $100,320
Ohio 1,530 $99,590
North Carolina 1,400 $82,540
Illinois 1,330 $103,720
New Jersey 1,270 $0
Florida 1,170 $102,440
Colorado 1,040 $101,150
Maryland 890 $91,590
Virginia 850 $0
Washington 800 $91,460
South Carolina 610 $89,500
Tennessee 610 $95,290
Iowa 570 $102,490
Minnesota 530 $100,770

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

State Annual Median Salary
Massachusetts $130,020
California $124,990
Rhode Island $119,950
New Hampshire $118,380
New York $111,420
Idaho $111,200
Utah $108,660
Texas $108,180
Illinois $103,720
Connecticut $103,370

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