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Psychology Professors in Pennsylvania

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12.9% Jobs Projection
$78,740 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Psychology Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 2,130 people working as Psychology Professors in the year 2018.

There were 2,270 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Psychology Professors in PA Employment Trend

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

Psychology Professors in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Psychology Professors: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 230 annual Psychology Professors job openings in Pennsylvania, and 2,810 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $38,440 to $144,580 with $78,740 being the median annual salary.

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

Psychology Professors Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
Pittsburgh, PA 310 $77,550
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 170 $82,230
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 170 $65,510
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 130 $75,760
Lancaster, PA 120 $65,620
Erie, PA 80 $73,930
Reading, PA 50 n/a
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 50 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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Occupation PA Employment Total
Sociology Professors 800
Economics Professors 710
Political Science Professors 540
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 440
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 230
Geography Professors 180

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