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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 $115,080, Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa is the highest paying city for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers. It is followed by Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan (average annual salary $110,360). 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 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$115,080
50
2 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$110,360
80
3 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$108,990
70
4 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$105,820
40
5 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$102,840
90
6 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$91,450
60
7 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$85,900
30
8 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$84,220
100
9 Utica-Rome, New York
$83,940
50
10 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$82,190
140
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$82,110
230
12 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$81,620
n/a
13 Columbia, South Carolina
$79,670
70
14 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$78,470
170
15 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$76,050
50
16 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$75,690
120
17 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$75,670
50
18 New Haven, Connecticut
$75,160
40
19 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$74,120
50
20 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$74,080
160
21 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$73,300
50
22 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$72,920
50
23 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$72,480
90
24 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$72,050
120
25 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$71,590
50
26 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$71,580
300
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$71,450
460
28 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$71,330
50
29 Springfield, Massachusetts
$71,070
60
30 Asheville, North Carolina
$70,730
100
31 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$70,450
280
32 Provo-Orem, Utah
$69,440
190
33 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$68,990
320
34 St Louis, Missouri
$68,660
110
35 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$68,630
150
36 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$68,620
120
37 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$68,380
240
38 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$67,980
210
39 Worcester, Massachusetts
$67,780
50
40 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$67,470
80
41 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$66,670
30
42 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$66,600
60
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$66,290
130
44 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$66,220
60
45 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$65,760
930
46 Columbus, Ohio
$65,690
40
47 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$65,670
150
48 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$65,520
50
49 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$65,260
40
50 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$64,970
120
51 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$64,950
110
52 Reading, Pennsylvania
$64,490
30
53 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$64,440
n/a
54 Fresno, California
$64,030
150
55 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$63,940
140
56 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$63,750
80
57 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$63,370
210
58 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$63,210
50
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$63,110
300
60 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$62,990
200
61 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$62,890
290
62 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$62,210
40
63 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$62,060
70
64 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$61,880
40
65 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$61,670
260
66 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$61,540
60
67 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$61,280
120
68 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$61,230
60
69 Dayton, Ohio
$61,070
50
70 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$60,790
50
71 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$60,720
50
72 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$60,580
70
73 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$60,530
40
74 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$60,430
50
75 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$60,390
160
76 Anchorage, Alaska
$60,150
40
77 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$59,860
30
78 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$59,850
50
79 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$59,780
30
80 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$59,770
60
81 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$59,590
70
82 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$59,200
n/a
83 Kansas City, Missouri
$58,740
40
84 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$58,630
370
85 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$58,570
30
86 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$58,420
30
87 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$58,410
40
88 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$58,150
90
89 Richmond, Virginia
$57,720
40
90 Rochester, New York
$57,720
160
91 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$56,870
40
92 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$56,830
50
93 Jacksonville, Florida
$56,700
60
94 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$56,440
1,310
95 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$56,240
190
96 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$55,710
70
97 Goldsboro, North Carolina
$55,710
50
98 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$55,610
190
99 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$55,130
230
100 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$54,480
150
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