Sociology Professors in Texas
Considering a career as a Sociology Professor in Texas?
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.
The typical state has 210 Sociology Professors working in it, which means Texas has more Sociology Professors than average.
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%.
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.
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|
Below are the states where Sociology Professors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$116,760|
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|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Political Science Professors||1,910|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors||510|
|Anthropology and Archeology Professors||380|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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