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Psychology Professors in Colorado

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Psychology Professors in Colorado

Is Colorado a good place for you to work as a Psychology Professor?

31.4% Jobs Projection
$60,510 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Psychology Professors in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Psychology Professors in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Psychology Professors Work in Colorado?

800 people worked as Psychology Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 790 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Psychology Professors in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 430 Psychology Professors working in it, which means Colorado has more Psychology Professors than average.

Psychology Professors in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 31.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Psychology Professors: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 110 annual Psychology Professors job openings in Colorado, and 1,130 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,500 annual jobs and 54,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Psychology Professors Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $24,430 to $121,130 with $60,510 being the median annual salary.

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

Psychology Professors Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 400 $37,750
Colorado Springs, CO 60 $68,320
Fort Collins, CO 50 $96,790

Top States for Psychology Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Psychology Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,840 $84,000
California 4,530 $109,340
Texas 3,080 $70,820
Pennsylvania 2,130 $78,740
Illinois 1,510 $79,600
Massachusetts 1,490 $82,120
Ohio 1,420 $73,420
Virginia 1,200 $66,930
New Jersey 1,150 $87,050
Florida 1,060 $74,050
North Carolina 1,020 $68,210
Michigan 930 $86,780
Washington 860 $62,490
Colorado 800 $60,510
Connecticut 770 $88,570
Minnesota 710 $76,690
Tennessee 660 $65,170
Missouri 650 $73,750
Kentucky 630 $62,920
Indiana 590 $74,830

Below are the states where Psychology Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $109,340
District of Columbia $99,050
Connecticut $88,570
New Jersey $87,050
Michigan $86,780
Idaho $84,460
New York $84,000
Rhode Island $83,240
Massachusetts $82,120
Iowa $80,600

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Anthropology and Archeology Professors 180
Geography Professors 150


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