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English Language and Literature Professors in New Mexico

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English Language and Literature Professors in New Mexico

Is New Mexico a good place for you to work as an English Language and Literature Professor?

7.4% Jobs Projection
$52,070 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in New Mexico?

In 2018, there were 90 English Language and Literature Professors working in the state.

The typical state has 825 English Language and Literature Professors working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer English Language and Literature Professors than average.

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

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

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

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual English Language and Literature Professors job openings in New Mexico, and 290 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 New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $22,820 to $87,340 with $52,070 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top States for English Language and Literature Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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