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Foreign Language and Literature Professors in Washington

Considering a career as a Foreign Language and Literature Professor in Washington?

18.2% Jobs Projection
$60,400 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Foreign Language and Literature Professors in Washington is growing faster than average.

  • Foreign Language and Literature Professors in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Foreign Language and Literature Professors Work in Washington?

There were approximately 670 workers employed as Foreign Language and Literature Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 730 Foreign Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Foreign Language and Literature Professors in WA Employment Trend

The typical state has 340 Foreign Language and Literature Professors working in it, which means Washington has more Foreign Language and Literature Professors than average.

Foreign Language and Literature Professors in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Foreign Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.7%.

Job Projections for Foreign Language and Literature Professors: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 650 jobs for Washington Foreign Language and Literature Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,200 annual jobs and 39,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Foreign Language and Literature Professors Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Foreign Language and Literature Professors ranged from $42,640 to $104,110 with $60,400 being the median annual salary.

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

Foreign Language and Literature Professors Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington Metros for Foreign Language and Literature Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Foreign Language and Literature Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 330 $64,580
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 260 $63,790
Bellingham, WA 40 $70,340

Top States for Foreign Language and Literature Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Foreign Language and Literature Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,130 $71,860
California 2,700 $106,790
Texas 1,620 $64,390
Pennsylvania 1,590 $71,890
Massachusetts 1,580 $74,520
Ohio 1,050 $62,580
Virginia 940 $60,860
Illinois 870 $65,020
North Carolina 840 $57,970
District of Columbia 750 $64,110
Washington 670 $60,400
Minnesota 650 $62,760
New Jersey 630 $79,500
Florida 530 $78,700
Colorado 510 $59,530
Indiana 510 $63,300
Oregon 470 $63,060
Georgia 470 $55,660
Michigan 450 $72,870
Arizona 440 $57,450

Below are the states where Foreign Language and Literature Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $106,790
Rhode Island $79,660
New Jersey $79,500
Florida $78,700
Utah $76,320
Massachusetts $74,520
Maryland $73,540
Michigan $72,870
Pennsylvania $71,890
New York $71,860

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Occupation WA Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,930
English Language and Literature Professors 1,450
Communications Professors 600
History Professors 430
Philosophy and Religion Professors 390

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