English Language and Literature Professors in Texas
Is Texas a good place for you to work as an English Language and Literature Professor?
You’re in luck! Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for English Language and Literature Professors in Texas is growing faster than average.
English Language and Literature Professors in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in Texas?
5,380 people worked as English Language and Literature Professors in 2018 in this state.
There were 5,090 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 825 English Language and Literature Professors working in it, which means Texas has more English Language and Literature Professors than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 610 annual job openings, and 7,340 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 Texas?
In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $24,370 to $124,580 with $69,130 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas 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|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||1,310||$71,040|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||1,290||$80,190|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||370||$80,830|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||300||$70,690|
|El Paso, TX||270||$108,440|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||50||$45,830|
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|
Below are the states where English Language and Literature Professors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$91,510|
Related Careers in TX
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||6,240|
|Foreign Language and Literature Professors||1,620|
|Philosophy and Religion Professors||1,520|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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