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Philosophy and Religion Professors in Missouri

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

18.9% Jobs Projection
$66,400 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Philosophy and Religion Professors Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 520 workers employed as Philosophy and Religion Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 670 Philosophy and Religion Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Philosophy and Religion Professors in MO Employment Trend

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

Philosophy and Religion Professors in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Philosophy and Religion Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

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

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 630 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Philosophy and Religion Professors ranged from $29,090 to $110,570 with $66,400 being the median annual salary.

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

Philosophy and Religion Professors Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 200 n/a
Springfield, MO 70 $70,820
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 30 $70,910

Top States for Philosophy and Religion Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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 MO Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,430
English Language and Literature Professors 970
Communications Professors 660
History Professors 360
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 230

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