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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 $120,650, Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA is the highest paying city for postsecondary chemistry teachers. It is followed by College Station-Bryan, Texas (average annual salary $117,680). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$120,650
50
2 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$117,680
120
3 Ithaca, New York
$113,020
100
4 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$112,840
50
5 Akron, Ohio
$112,330
60
6 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$111,740
160
7 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$110,320
70
8 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$109,560
40
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$108,700
580
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$107,770
300
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$107,330
420
12 Fresno, California
$105,160
40
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$104,490
540
14 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$104,160
120
15 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$101,010
170
16 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$99,960
1,340
17 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$98,720
70
18 Fargo, North Dakota
$98,510
50
19 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$98,340
100
20 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,230
170
21 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$97,370
80
22 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$97,130
90
23 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$96,560
1,540
24 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$96,360
60
25 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$95,750
450
26 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$94,530
1,810
27 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$94,470
50
28 Columbus, Ohio
$94,410
110
29 Springfield, Massachusetts
$93,850
210
30 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$93,840
410
31 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$93,690
50
32 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$93,610
480
33 Columbia, South Carolina
$93,200
60
34 Madison, Wisconsin
$93,080
120
35 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$91,530
100
36 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$90,440
250
37 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$89,880
60
38 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$89,640
80
39 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$89,090
190
40 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$89,010
40
41 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$88,960
140
42 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$88,740
60
43 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$87,700
100
44 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$86,220
170
45 Toledo, Ohio
$86,030
70
46 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$85,890
750
47 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$85,620
50
48 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$84,990
110
49 Columbia, Missouri
$84,960
60
50 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$84,670
40
51 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$84,570
110
52 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$83,950
100
53 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$83,930
90
54 Knoxville, Tennessee
$83,860
90
55 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$83,400
120
56 Kansas City, Missouri
$82,770
60
57 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$82,310
30
58 Worcester, Massachusetts
$82,270
110
59 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$81,800
60
60 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$81,690
60
61 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$81,510
70
62 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
$81,300
50
63 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$81,140
260
64 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$81,090
50
65 Salt Lake City, Utah
$80,990
110
66 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$80,980
50
67 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$80,740
50
68 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$80,420
240
69 Lincoln, Nebraska
$80,420
60
70 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$80,420
40
71 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$80,250
190
72 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$80,130
50
73 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$80,000
50
74 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$79,820
40
75 Terre Haute, Indiana
$79,740
30
76 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$79,670
160
77 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$79,490
110
78 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$79,260
40
79 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$79,140
80
80 Wilmington, New Jersey
$78,970
80
81 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$78,690
30
82 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$78,600
150
83 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$78,040
100
84 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$77,860
780
85 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$77,660
30
86 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$77,320
110
87 Jacksonville, Florida
$77,280
40
88 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$77,170
40
89 Erie, Pennsylvania
$77,000
30
90 New Haven, Connecticut
$76,880
70
91 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$76,420
60
92 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$76,420
160
93 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$75,780
40
94 St Louis, Missouri
$75,720
90
95 Dayton, Ohio
$75,470
90
96 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$75,450
40
97 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$75,410
30
98 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$75,320
40
99 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$75,070
60
100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$74,960
370
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