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Psychology Professors in New Jersey

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

12.4% Jobs Projection
$87,050 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Psychology Professors Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 1,150 workers employed as Psychology Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,300 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Psychology Professors in NJ Employment Trend

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

Psychology Professors in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Psychology Professors: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 140 annual job openings, and a total of 1,720 jobs for New Jersey 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $44,020 to $182,960 with $87,050 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Psychology Professors Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,340 $89,320
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 870 $90,950
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 170 $82,230
Trenton, NJ 80 n/a

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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