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Engineering Professors in Pennsylvania

Is Pennsylvania a good place for you to work as an Engineering Professor?

12.3% Jobs Projection
$98,010 Median Salary
290 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

2,950 people worked as Engineering Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,030 Engineering Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Engineering Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.7%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 290 annual job openings, and a total of 3,570 jobs for Pennsylvania Engineering Professors in 2026.

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

What do Engineering Professors Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Professors ranged from $39,860 to $202,440 with $98,010 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,340 $116,650
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,580 $100,470
Pittsburgh, PA 590 n/a
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 190 n/a
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 120 n/a
Erie, PA 90 n/a
Lancaster, PA 50 $63,910

Top States for Engineering Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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