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Philosophy and Religion Professors in Pennsylvania

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

10.3% Jobs Projection
$74,380 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Philosophy and Religion Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 1,040 Philosophy and Religion Professors working in the state.

There were 1,340 Philosophy and Religion Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 300 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Philosophy and Religion Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

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Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 140 annual Philosophy and Religion Professors job openings in Pennsylvania, and 1,720 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Philosophy and Religion Professors ranged from $39,140 to $134,540 with $74,380 being the median annual salary.

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

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Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,440 $70,340
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 480 $76,910
Pittsburgh, PA 160 $73,770
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 90 $78,440
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 80 $72,210
Lancaster, PA 60 $66,810
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 50 $90,990
Erie, PA 40 $62,200

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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