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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Communications Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary communications 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 communications teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $130,760, Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary communications teachers. It is followed by Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin (average annual salary $110,850). 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 communications teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$130,760
330
2 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$110,850
230
3 Savannah, Georgia
$106,410
190
4 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$103,760
70
5 Tallahassee, Florida
$101,810
40
6 Fresno, California
$98,880
70
7 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$96,970
170
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$94,150
1,370
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$91,590
110
10 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$89,930
160
11 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$89,150
110
12 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$86,540
350
13 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$86,480
140
14 Camden, New Jersey
$84,340
140
15 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$83,910
300
16 Stockton, California
$83,580
n/a
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$82,990
690
18 Gainesville, Florida
$82,110
130
19 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$81,160
330
20 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$80,850
n/a
21 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$79,880
160
22 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$79,790
2,830
23 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$79,670
130
24 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$78,920
60
25 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$78,780
40
26 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$78,410
110
27 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$78,090
1,070
28 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$77,790
90
29 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$76,770
340
30 Madison, Wisconsin
$76,610
180
31 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$75,910
n/a
32 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$75,620
260
33 New Haven, Connecticut
$74,960
50
34 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$73,480
50
35 Utica-Rome, New York
$73,190
30
36 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$72,930
50
37 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$72,700
730
38 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$72,700
180
39 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$72,200
50
40 Jacksonville, Florida
$71,770
120
41 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$71,700
120
42 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,570
450
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,530
570
44 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$70,670
80
45 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$70,310
450
46 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$69,700
40
47 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$69,660
1,380
48 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$69,260
80
49 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$68,700
60
50 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$68,560
70
51 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$67,680
140
52 Reading, Pennsylvania
$67,170
40
53 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$66,960
50
54 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$66,400
110
55 Lincoln, Nebraska
$66,190
60
56 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$66,160
360
57 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$65,980
760
58 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$65,790
670
59 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$65,490
80
60 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$65,420
40
61 Salt Lake City, Utah
$65,410
100
62 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$65,400
90
63 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$65,390
660
64 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$64,940
100
65 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$64,500
40
66 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$64,310
80
67 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$64,080
90
68 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$63,980
140
69 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$63,850
80
70 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$63,760
80
71 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$63,670
50
72 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$63,560
50
73 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$63,440
50
74 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$63,350
100
75 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$62,890
410
76 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$62,140
80
77 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$61,650
40
78 Springfield, Missouri
$60,580
50
79 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$60,390
50
80 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$60,220
280
81 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$60,020
90
82 Honolulu, Hawaii
$59,930
110
83 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$59,910
50
84 St Louis, Missouri
$59,760
160
85 Flagstaff, Arizona
$59,400
70
86 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$59,310
120
87 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$59,180
40
88 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$59,040
180
89 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$58,620
410
90 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$58,610
300
91 Rochester, New York
$58,500
100
92 Columbia, South Carolina
$58,450
80
93 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$58,200
50
94 Abilene, Texas
$57,890
30
95 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$57,870
90
96 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$57,080
80
97 Syracuse, New York
$57,040
50
98 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$56,600
260
99 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$56,560
n/a
100 Richmond, Virginia
$55,780
110
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary communications teachers.