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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement 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 criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $106,760, Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers. It is followed by New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana (average annual salary $105,820). 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 criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$106,760
100
2 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$105,820
40
3 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$98,080
100
4 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$85,900
30
5 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$85,730
110
6 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$84,290
160
7 Utica-Rome, New York
$83,590
50
8 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$82,360
80
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$82,190
200
10 Columbia, South Carolina
$79,670
70
11 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$79,580
210
12 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$76,050
50
13 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$75,040
130
14 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$74,750
270
15 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$71,570
130
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$71,450
460
17 St Louis, Missouri
$70,750
160
18 Provo-Orem, Utah
$69,440
70
19 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$69,180
220
20 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$68,830
60
21 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$68,630
180
22 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$67,980
210
23 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$66,930
90
24 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$66,600
60
25 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$65,890
120
26 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$65,760
930
27 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$65,520
50
28 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$64,950
50
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$64,630
310
30 Reading, Pennsylvania
$64,490
30
31 Fresno, California
$64,030
150
32 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$63,940
180
33 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$63,750
80
34 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,520
150
35 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$63,210
50
36 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$62,380
1,600
37 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$62,370
250
38 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$62,210
370
39 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$61,230
60
40 Dayton, Ohio
$61,070
30
41 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$60,990
180
42 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$60,530
40
43 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$60,070
80
44 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$59,980
130
45 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$59,780
30
46 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$59,030
50
47 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$59,000
280
48 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$58,670
40
49 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$58,660
180
50 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$58,620
270
51 Columbus, Ohio
$58,520
40
52 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$58,420
120
53 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$58,390
150
54 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$58,150
130
55 Richmond, Virginia
$57,720
40
56 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$57,600
300
57 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$57,100
250
58 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$56,870
40
59 Salt Lake City, Utah
$56,660
80
60 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$56,550
200
61 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$56,190
50
62 Goldsboro, North Carolina
$55,710
50
63 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$55,500
60
64 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$55,130
150
65 Kansas City, Missouri
$54,730
30
66 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$54,620
80
67 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$54,590
180
68 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$54,090
30
69 Syracuse, New York
$52,970
30
70 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$52,920
40
71 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$52,880
210
72 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$52,580
60
73 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$51,170
30
74 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$50,880
130
75 Springfield, Massachusetts
$49,670
60
76 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$48,910
220
77 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$47,280
30
78 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$47,050
60
79 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$46,310
50
80 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$46,270
40
81 Honolulu, Hawaii
$46,090
80
82 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$46,020
70
83 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$44,950
30
84 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$41,820
40
85 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$40,190
70
86 Rochester, New York
$40,130
170
87 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$39,500
30
88 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$38,560
40
89 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$37,470
30
90 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$30,030
50
91 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$25,320
60
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers.