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English Language and Literature Professors in Oklahoma

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English Language and Literature Professors in Oklahoma

Considering a career as an English Language and Literature Professor in Oklahoma?

5.2% Jobs Projection
$47,500 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in Oklahoma?

630 people worked as English Language and Literature Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 670 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

English Language and Literature Professors in OK Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

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

Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 80 annual job openings, and 1,010 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 Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $28,370 to $78,720 with $47,500 being the median annual salary.

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

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

Top Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City, OK 250 $46,720

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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Occupation OK Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 810
Communications Professors 330
Philosophy and Religion Professors 330
History Professors 170
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 150

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