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8.0% Jobs Projection
$106,140 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in California is growing faster than average.

  • Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors Work in California?

There were approximately 2,030 workers employed as Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 2,420 Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 390 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 220 Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors working in it, which means California has more Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors than average.

Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 220 annual job openings, and 2,700 total jobs in 2026 for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,800 annual jobs and 22,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors ranged from $48,640 to $194,740 with $106,140 being the median annual salary.

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

Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 670 $127,610
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 310 $92,610
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 230 $116,190
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 180 n/a
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 90 $89,880

Top States for Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,030 $106,140
Texas 1,640 $63,040
New York 1,320 $65,170
North Carolina 1,040 $59,610
Pennsylvania 1,040 $55,830
Virginia 810 $0
Utah 590 $25,680
Illinois 580 $49,540
Ohio 540 $0
Arizona 420 $0
Minnesota 410 $0
Oregon 390 $62,020
Washington 390 $50,970
Michigan 390 $0
Massachusetts 390 $72,780
Indiana 370 $59,720
Iowa 270 $62,050
New Jersey 260 $65,120
Alabama 260 $64,040
West Virginia 230 $57,990

Below are the states where Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $106,140
Connecticut $86,980
New Hampshire $77,730
Massachusetts $72,780
Missouri $69,470
Georgia $68,060
Kentucky $66,630
New York $65,170
New Jersey $65,120
Florida $64,980

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