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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary chemistry 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 chemistry teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $112,840, North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts is the highest paying city for postsecondary chemistry teachers. It is followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California (average annual salary $112,580). 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 chemistry teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$112,840
50
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$112,580
420
3 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$110,700
300
4 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$110,320
70
5 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$109,560
40
6 Fresno, California
$105,160
40
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$104,490
540
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$102,600
130
9 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$102,180
440
10 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$101,010
170
11 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$100,500
40
12 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$99,800
250
13 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,230
170
14 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$97,960
100
15 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$96,560
1,540
16 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$96,360
60
17 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$95,630
310
18 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$94,570
1,840
19 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$93,830
100
20 Madison, Wisconsin
$92,660
100
21 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$92,370
540
22 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$92,090
110
23 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$91,200
230
24 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$90,110
160
25 Columbia, South Carolina
$90,030
60
26 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$89,420
100
27 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$89,010
40
28 Worcester, Massachusetts
$88,420
150
29 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$88,380
40
30 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$87,670
50
31 Columbus, Ohio
$86,900
130
32 St Louis, Missouri
$86,620
160
33 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$85,480
80
34 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$85,130
120
35 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$85,130
50
36 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$84,840
190
37 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$84,820
830
38 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$84,780
40
39 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$84,440
100
40 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$83,930
90
41 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$83,850
50
42 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$83,400
120
43 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$83,330
200
44 Kansas City, Missouri
$82,470
60
45 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$81,140
320
46 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$81,090
110
47 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$80,740
50
48 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$80,510
100
49 Lincoln, Nebraska
$80,420
60
50 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$80,130
50
51 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$79,140
80
52 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$79,100
510
53 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$78,690
30
54 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$78,430
130
55 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$78,140
40
56 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$77,770
40
57 Jacksonville, Florida
$77,280
40
58 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$77,170
30
59 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$77,050
100
60 New Haven, Connecticut
$76,880
70
61 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$76,430
90
62 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$76,420
50
63 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$76,100
70
64 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$75,620
170
65 Dayton, Ohio
$75,470
90
66 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$75,130
60
67 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$75,070
60
68 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$74,960
430
69 Knoxville, Tennessee
$74,900
90
70 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$73,910
70
71 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$73,880
30
72 Camden, New Jersey
$73,760
80
73 Honolulu, Hawaii
$73,450
50
74 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$73,420
160
75 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$73,330
170
76 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$73,060
280
77 Syracuse, New York
$73,000
110
78 Huntsville, Alabama
$72,560
30
79 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$72,420
100
80 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$72,260
50
81 Rochester, New York
$71,620
170
82 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$71,540
540
83 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$70,770
60
84 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$70,750
30
85 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$70,690
40
86 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$70,390
320
87 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$70,100
310
88 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$69,900
30
89 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$69,900
60
90 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$69,390
130
91 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$68,890
40
92 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$68,760
40
93 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$68,510
150
94 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$68,300
50
95 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$68,180
40
96 Springfield, Massachusetts
$67,870
240
97 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$66,880
190
98 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$66,220
30
99 Wilmington, North Carolina
$66,210
40
100 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$65,940
40
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary chemistry teachers.