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English Language and Literature Professors in West Virginia

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

10.7% Jobs Projection
$51,210 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in West Virginia?

There were approximately 580 workers employed as English Language and Literature Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 540 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

English Language and Literature Professors in WV Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

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

West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 620 jobs for West Virginia English Language and Literature Professors in 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 West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $19,700 to $91,770 with $51,210 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in West Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top West Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,510 $64,750
Cumberland, MD-WV 50 $83,220

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 WV Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 660
Communications Professors 330
History Professors 270
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 60
Philosophy and Religion Professors 60

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