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Philosophy and Religion Professors in Massachusetts

Want to work in Massachusetts as a Philosophy & Religion Professor? Read this first!

15.7% Jobs Projection
$78,120 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Philosophy and Religion Professors Work in Massachusetts?

There were approximately 700 workers employed as Philosophy and Religion Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 730 Philosophy and Religion Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Philosophy and Religion Professors in MA Employment Trend

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

Philosophy and Religion Professors in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Philosophy and Religion Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

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

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 70 annual job openings, and 810 total jobs in 2026 for Philosophy and Religion Professors in this state.

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

What do Philosophy and Religion Professors Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Philosophy and Religion Professors ranged from $43,570 to $132,320 with $78,120 being the median annual salary.

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

Philosophy and Religion Professors Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 450 $80,440
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 130 $82,290
Worcester, MA-CT 110 $67,800
Springfield, MA-CT 100 $74,800

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 MA Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6,190
English Language and Literature Professors 2,780
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 1,580
History Professors 1,030
Communications Professors 530

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