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Psychology Professors in Nebraska

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8.3% Jobs Projection
$73,010 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Psychology Professors Work in Nebraska?

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

There were 210 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Psychology Professors in NE Employment Trend

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

Psychology Professors in NE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Psychology Professors: Nation vs. NE

Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 260 jobs for Nebraska 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 Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $48,700 to $130,650 with $73,010 being the median annual salary.

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

Psychology Professors Earnings: NE vs. National Average

Top Nebraska 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
Lincoln, NE 60 $73,290

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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Occupation NE Employment Total
Economics Professors 110
Sociology Professors 100
Political Science Professors 90


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