English Language and Literature Professors in California
Get the information you need to know about working as an English Language and Literature Professor.
You’re in luck! Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for English Language and Literature Professors in California is growing faster than average.
English Language and Literature Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in California?
In 2018, there were 6,470 English Language and Literature Professors working in the state.
There were 6,790 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 320 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 825 English Language and Literature Professors working in it, which means California has more English Language and Literature Professors than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 660 annual job openings, and 8,200 total jobs in 2026 for English Language and Literature Professors in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 7,500 annual jobs and 92,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do English Language and Literature Professors Make in California?
In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $46,510 to $199,570 with $100,790 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for English Language and Literature Professors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most English Language and Literature Professors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||2,070||n/a|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||1,080||$88,620|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||710||$112,200|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||510||$105,880|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||190||$77,930|
Top States for English Language and Literature Professors Employment
The table below shows the states where most English Language and Literature Professors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where English Language and Literature Professors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$91,510|
Related Careers in CA
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||9,710|
|Foreign Language and Literature Professors||2,700|
|Philosophy and Religion Professors||2,220|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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