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Psychology Professors in Washington

Want to work in Washington as a Psychology Professor? Read this first!

18.3% Jobs Projection
$62,490 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Psychology Professors Work in Washington?

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

There were 980 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Psychology Professors in WA Employment Trend

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

Psychology Professors in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Psychology Professors: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 710 total jobs in 2026 for Psychology Professors in this state.

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

What do Psychology Professors Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $41,700 to $102,620 with $62,490 being the median annual salary.

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

Psychology Professors Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 500 $65,550
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 360 $63,370
Bellingham, WA 50 $72,070
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 50 $49,570

Top States for Psychology Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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Economics Professors 260
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 180
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