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English Language and Literature Professors in Rhode Island

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English Language and Literature Professors in Rhode Island

Want to work in Rhode Island as an English Language and Literature Professor? Read this first!

6.1% Jobs Projection
$81,380 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in Rhode Island?

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

There were 330 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

English Language and Literature Professors in RI Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 6.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

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

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual English Language and Literature Professors job openings in Rhode Island, and 350 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $50,960 to $153,890 with $81,380 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 360 $79,560
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 40 $75,110

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 RI Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 710
History Professors 200
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 150
Philosophy and Religion Professors 130
Communications Professors 120

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