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Highest Paying Cities for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

The top 100 highest paying cities for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $83,940, Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas is the highest paying city for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors. It is followed by Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California (average annual salary $81,230). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$83,940
n/a
2 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$81,230
470
3 Camden, New Jersey
$79,170
280
4 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$78,420
40
5 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$76,070
90
6 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$75,650
140
7 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$74,240
100
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$73,890
60
9 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$73,280
40
10 Stockton, California
$72,160
100
11 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$72,130
730
12 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$71,350
490
13 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$71,150
810
14 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,800
60
15 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$69,100
1,660
16 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$68,910
200
17 Syracuse, New York
$68,600
510
18 Sussex County, Delaware
$68,430
90
19 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$68,290
1,940
20 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$68,020
50
21 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$67,960
40
22 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$67,850
230
23 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$67,660
150
24 Dayton, Ohio
$66,850
250
25 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$66,330
4,620
26 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$65,950
n/a
27 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$65,870
n/a
28 Dover, Delaware
$65,490
100
29 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$65,400
30
30 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$64,410
470
31 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$62,890
1,990
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$62,610
3,450
33 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$62,490
3,750
34 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$62,480
150
35 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$62,400
250
36 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$62,390
50
37 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$62,090
720
38 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$61,470
110
39 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$60,420
390
40 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$60,200
50
41 Wilmington, New Jersey
$59,960
80
42 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$59,940
160
43 Waterbury, Connecticut
$59,800
100
44 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$59,630
40
45 Framingham, Massachusetts
$59,380
40
46 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$58,970
130
47 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$58,680
810
48 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$58,370
120
49 Ithaca, New York
$58,350
40
50 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$58,290
90
51 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$58,150
670
52 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$57,930
30
53 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$57,790
70
54 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$57,700
n/a
55 Salisbury, Maryland
$57,670
100
56 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$57,300
250
57 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$57,160
150
58 Janesville, Wisconsin
$57,140
50
59 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$56,910
50
60 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$56,710
30
61 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$56,540
50
62 Reading, Pennsylvania
$56,480
130
63 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$56,410
50
64 New Haven, Connecticut
$56,100
180
65 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$56,020
50
66 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$55,980
1,100
67 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$55,950
330
68 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$55,910
40
69 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$55,430
30
70 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$55,230
150
71 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$55,160
110
72 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$55,140
560
73 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$54,960
270
74 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$54,620
220
75 Richmond, Virginia
$54,590
390
76 Columbus, Ohio
$54,420
340
77 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$54,360
60
78 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$54,340
130
79 Greeley, Colorado
$54,230
60
80 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$54,210
40
81 Flint, Michigan
$54,130
30
82 Gary, Indiana
$53,800
50
83 Fresno, California
$53,710
680
84 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$53,650
40
85 Charlottesville, Virginia
$53,610
30
86 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$53,490
50
87 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$53,470
90
88 Jacksonville, Florida
$53,450
40
89 Kingston, New York
$53,060
40
90 East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$52,710
40
91 Gadsden, Alabama
$52,600
n/a
92 Salem, Oregon
$52,550
50
93 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$52,550
170
94 Kansas City, Missouri
$52,380
180
95 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$52,340
1,310
96 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$52,310
40
97 Roanoke, Virginia
$52,010
60
98 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$51,900
70
99 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$51,860
1,530
100 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$51,710
30
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