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Want to work in North Carolina as a Computer Science Professor? Read this first!

7.4% Jobs Projection
$64,220 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Science Professors in North Carolina are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Science Professors in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Science Professors in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Science Professors Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 1,640 Computer Science Professors working in the state.

There were 1,700 Computer Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 390 Computer Science Professors working in it, which means North Carolina has more Computer Science Professors than average.


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Computer Science Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.1%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 130 annual job openings, and a total of 1,590 jobs for North Carolina Computer Science Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 42,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Science Professors Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Computer Science Professors ranged from $42,670 to $114,640 with $64,220 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina Metros for Computer Science Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 440 n/a
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 310 $68,660
Greensboro-High Point, NC 270 $70,840
Raleigh, NC 260 $62,540
Winston-Salem, NC 90 $53,910
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 80 $98,310
Asheville, NC 70 $67,260
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 40 $57,020

Top States for Computer Science Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,030 $88,190
Texas 2,590 $82,420
California 2,210 $125,900
Florida 1,780 $69,130
North Carolina 1,640 $64,220
Pennsylvania 1,590 $87,390
Virginia 1,520 $70,710
Illinois 1,430 $75,830
New Jersey 1,390 $94,150
Ohio 1,320 $93,140
Massachusetts 1,010 $96,720
Indiana 920 $0
Michigan 900 $96,920
Maryland 770 $97,060
Washington 740 $66,060
Wisconsin 650 $84,560
South Carolina 580 $70,750
Colorado 560 $73,310
Missouri 550 $76,790
Arizona 510 $87,420

Below are the states where Computer Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $125,900
Rhode Island $119,450
District of Columbia $105,970
Iowa $97,640
Utah $97,450
Maryland $97,060
Michigan $96,920
Massachusetts $96,720
Idaho $95,970
New Jersey $94,150

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