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Sociology Professors in Texas

Considering a career as a Sociology Professor in Texas?

13.6% Jobs Projection
$74,280 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Sociology Professors in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Sociology Professors in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sociology Professors Work in Texas?

1,010 people worked as Sociology Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,080 Sociology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sociology Professors in TX Employment Trend

The typical state has 210 Sociology Professors working in it, which means Texas has more Sociology Professors than average.

Sociology Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Sociology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.5%.

Job Projections for Sociology Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 130 annual job openings, and a total of 1,590 jobs for Texas Sociology Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 19,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Sociology Professors Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Sociology Professors ranged from $26,760 to $130,400 with $74,280 being the median annual salary.

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

Sociology Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Sociology Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Sociology Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 280 $74,400
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 200 $82,310
Austin-Round Rock, TX 120 $90,920
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 70 $71,530

Top States for Sociology Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Sociology Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,290 $79,180
Texas 1,010 $74,280
California 970 $90,330
Pennsylvania 800 $74,180
Massachusetts 730 $75,600
Ohio 620 $80,210
Illinois 610 $69,450
Michigan 580 $81,000
North Carolina 500 $66,370
New Jersey 480 $81,960
Tennessee 450 $19,440
Virginia 430 $66,800
Washington 340 $62,980
Indiana 320 $73,470
Colorado 290 $62,890
Utah 270 $89,370
Minnesota 270 $76,370
Wisconsin 250 $78,800
Kansas 250 $68,710
South Carolina 240 $61,690

Below are the states where Sociology Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $116,760
Rhode Island $96,700
California $90,330
New Hampshire $89,510
Utah $89,370
Florida $88,540
Connecticut $85,020
Arizona $84,300
New Jersey $81,960
Michigan $81,000

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Occupation TX Employment Total
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Political Science Professors 1,910
Economics Professors 1,020
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 510
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 380
Geography Professors 280


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