Psychology Professors in California
Is California a good place for you to work as a Psychology Professor?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Psychology Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Psychology Professors in California is growing faster than average.
Psychology Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Psychology Professors Work in California?
There were approximately 4,530 workers employed as Psychology Professors in this state in 2018.
There were 4,340 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 430 Psychology Professors working in it, which means California has more Psychology Professors than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 470 annual job openings, and a total of 5,600 jobs for California Psychology Professors in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 4,500 annual jobs and 54,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Psychology Professors Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $51,200 to $198,930 with $109,340 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Psychology Professors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Psychology Professors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||1,750||n/a|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||1,070||$101,180|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||440||$100,630|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||330||$104,860|
Top States for Psychology Professors Employment
The table below shows the states where most Psychology Professors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Psychology Professors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$99,050|
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors||1,280|
|Political Science Professors||860|
|Anthropology and Archeology Professors||550|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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