Psychology Professors in Illinois
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Projected employment for Psychology Professors in Illinois is growing faster than average.
Psychology Professors in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Psychology Professors Work in Illinois?
In 2018, there were 1,510 Psychology Professors working in the state.
There were 1,220 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 290 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 430 Psychology Professors working in it, which means Illinois has more Psychology Professors than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 100 annual Psychology Professors job openings in Illinois, and 1,230 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 Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $41,540 to $134,990 with $79,600 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois 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|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||150||$74,610|
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL||70||$66,650|
Top States for Psychology Professors Employment
View the list below to see 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||IL Employment Total|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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