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English Language and Literature Professors in Georgia

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16.9% Jobs Projection
$65,730 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for English Language and Literature Professors in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • English Language and Literature Professors in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 1,160 English Language and Literature Professors working in the state.

There were 1,360 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

English Language and Literature Professors in GA Employment Trend

The typical state has 825 English Language and Literature Professors working in it, which means Georgia has more English Language and Literature Professors than average.

English Language and Literature Professors in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

Job Projections for English Language and Literature Professors: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 140 annual English Language and Literature Professors job openings in Georgia, and 1,730 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,500 annual jobs and 92,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do English Language and Literature Professors Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $43,010 to $105,840 with $65,730 being the median annual salary.

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

English Language and Literature Professors Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 310 $63,320
Savannah, GA 260 $61,300
Valdosta, GA 130 $81,220
Chattanooga, TN-GA 80 $54,450

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
New York 7,700 $79,160
California 6,470 $100,790
Texas 5,380 $69,130
Pennsylvania 3,860 $69,670
Illinois 3,120 $59,330
Massachusetts 2,780 $72,120
Ohio 2,740 $64,110
North Carolina 2,720 $58,480
Florida 2,590 $63,300
New Jersey 2,420 $74,320
Virginia 2,320 $56,520
Michigan 2,000 $73,650
Washington 1,450 $57,250
Colorado 1,410 $53,120
Maryland 1,180 $70,160
Georgia 1,160 $65,730
Indiana 1,130 $0
Tennessee 1,100 $52,120
Minnesota 1,050 $60,950
Missouri 970 $63,160

Below are the states where English Language and Literature Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $100,790
District of Columbia $91,510
Connecticut $85,960
Rhode Island $81,380
New Hampshire $79,870
New York $79,160
New Jersey $74,320
Michigan $73,650
Delaware $73,230
Massachusetts $72,120

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Occupation GA Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,390
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 470
Communications Professors 400
Philosophy and Religion Professors 360
History Professors 250

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