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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers

The top 46 highest paying cities for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers (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 postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $136,000, Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers. It is followed by Baltimore-Towson, Maryland (average annual salary $132,190). 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 postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 46 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$136,000
170
2 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$132,190
40
3 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$123,870
50
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$119,700
180
5 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$114,080
210
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$110,450
80
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$106,640
410
8 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$106,260
90
9 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$103,540
130
10 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$101,120
70
11 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$99,860
220
12 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$97,400
90
13 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$96,940
250
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$96,230
140
15 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$96,230
140
16 Columbus, Ohio
$95,410
80
17 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$94,690
590
18 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$93,500
70
19 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$92,860
800
20 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$92,150
40
21 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$90,090
100
22 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$88,850
360
23 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$87,660
40
24 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$84,440
40
25 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$84,180
40
26 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$84,080
60
27 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$80,800
170
28 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$80,750
40
29 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$79,450
100
30 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$78,260
160
31 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$78,010
120
32 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$78,010
490
33 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$77,150
50
34 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$76,710
380
35 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$75,780
110
36 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$73,220
n/a
37 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$73,150
40
38 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$73,140
200
39 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$69,400
40
40 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$63,940
40
41 St Louis, Missouri
$61,440
70
42 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$60,770
130
43 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$58,870
80
44 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$58,420
110
45 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$56,760
120
46 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$53,530
30
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