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English Language and Literature Professors in South Carolina

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

10.3% Jobs Projection
$62,480 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in South Carolina?

In 2018, there were 710 English Language and Literature Professors working in the state.

There were 740 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

English Language and Literature Professors in SC Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

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

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 80 annual English Language and Literature Professors job openings in South Carolina, and 960 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 South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $42,580 to $97,150 with $62,480 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top South Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 440 $57,460
Columbia, SC 190 $71,190
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 170 $59,580
Spartanburg, SC 60 $53,860

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 SC Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 800
Philosophy and Religion Professors 270
History Professors 250
Communications Professors 160
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 130

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