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Philosophy and Religion Professors in Alabama

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Philosophy and Religion Professors in Alabama

Is Alabama a good place for you to work as a Philosophy & Religion Professor?

8.7% Jobs Projection
$61,030 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Philosophy and Religion Professors in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Philosophy and Religion Professors in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Philosophy and Religion Professors in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Philosophy and Religion Professors Work in Alabama?

In 2018, there were 220 Philosophy and Religion Professors working in the state.

There were 220 Philosophy and Religion Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Philosophy and Religion Professors in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 345 Philosophy and Religion Professors working in it, which means Alabama has fewer Philosophy and Religion Professors than average.

Philosophy and Religion Professors in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Philosophy and Religion Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

Job Projections for Philosophy and Religion Professors: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Philosophy and Religion Professors job openings in Alabama, and 250 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,900 annual jobs and 35,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Philosophy and Religion Professors Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Philosophy and Religion Professors ranged from $36,490 to $97,520 with $61,030 being the median annual salary.

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

Philosophy and Religion Professors Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Philosophy and Religion Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Philosophy and Religion Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 50 $71,600

Top States for Philosophy and Religion Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Philosophy and Religion Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,530 $68,950
California 2,220 $94,300
Texas 1,520 $75,090
Pennsylvania 1,040 $74,380
Ohio 1,030 $66,040
Illinois 960 $75,270
Virginia 830 $63,840
Michigan 780 $77,370
North Carolina 740 $71,230
Massachusetts 700 $78,120
Florida 640 $78,060
Minnesota 540 $69,760
District of Columbia 530 $78,980
Missouri 520 $66,400
New Jersey 520 $73,940
Tennessee 490 $64,800
Connecticut 470 $71,400
Colorado 460 $56,650
Maryland 440 $78,730
Washington 390 $67,040

Below are the states where Philosophy and Religion Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $94,300
New Hampshire $88,250
Rhode Island $82,290
Utah $80,720
District of Columbia $78,980
Maryland $78,730
Massachusetts $78,120
Florida $78,060
Idaho $77,550
Michigan $77,370

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Occupation AL Employment Total
English Language and Literature Professors 930
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 730
History Professors 350
Communications Professors 250
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 140

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