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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Economics Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary economics 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 economics teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $135,830, Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts is the highest paying city for postsecondary economics teachers. It is followed by Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California (average annual salary $133,760). 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 economics teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$135,830
490
2 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$133,760
80
3 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$132,610
280
4 Rochester, New York
$130,040
90
5 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$128,850
340
6 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$128,000
840
7 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$123,640
60
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$122,080
600
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$120,990
120
10 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$116,930
110
11 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$114,080
60
12 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$112,800
70
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$111,140
180
14 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$111,110
50
15 Columbus, Ohio
$109,260
70
16 Richmond, Virginia
$108,080
60
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$107,040
270
18 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$105,990
1,050
19 Madison, Wisconsin
$105,080
40
20 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$104,740
60
21 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$104,530
100
22 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$102,580
40
23 New Haven, Connecticut
$101,490
30
24 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$101,430
60
25 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$101,110
60
26 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$100,340
60
27 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$99,880
180
28 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$98,990
40
29 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$97,880
90
30 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$97,430
130
31 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$96,920
120
32 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$96,540
60
33 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$95,300
70
34 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$95,260
40
35 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$94,350
190
36 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$94,210
30
37 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$93,160
280
38 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$92,860
40
39 Honolulu, Hawaii
$92,560
70
40 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$92,400
40
41 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$92,300
440
42 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$92,160
40
43 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$91,910
40
44 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$91,860
40
45 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$91,550
40
46 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$90,930
450
47 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$90,860
70
48 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$90,740
430
49 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$90,530
600
50 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$90,000
70
51 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$89,980
180
52 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$89,900
40
53 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$89,190
30
54 Springfield, Massachusetts
$89,100
80
55 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$88,580
130
56 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$88,490
40
57 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$88,470
260
58 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$87,730
160
59 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$87,630
40
60 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$87,480
30
61 Salt Lake City, Utah
$86,540
30
62 St Louis, Missouri
$84,360
70
63 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$84,250
40
64 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$83,670
40
65 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$83,490
130
66 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$81,550
110
67 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$80,300
100
68 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$79,510
60
69 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$79,160
40
70 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$78,770
160
71 Syracuse, New York
$78,200
70
72 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$77,970
80
73 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$77,860
80
74 Jacksonville, Florida
$77,360
40
75 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$76,670
50
76 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$76,240
60
77 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$76,010
40
78 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$75,380
40
79 Toledo, Ohio
$75,210
40
80 Worcester, Massachusetts
$74,950
60
81 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$74,690
130
82 Utica-Rome, New York
$73,940
40
83 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$72,860
30
84 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$72,410
30
85 Kansas City, Missouri
$70,510
30
86 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$69,780
40
87 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$66,270
120
88 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$65,390
90
89 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$64,470
40
90 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$60,210
30
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary economics teachers.