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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 $173,120, College Station-Bryan, Texas is the highest paying city for postsecondary economics teachers. It is followed by Ann Arbor, Michigan (average annual salary $153,660). 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 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 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$173,120
40
2 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$153,660
80
3 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$150,300
50
4 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$150,170
30
5 Ithaca, New York
$146,390
120
6 Rochester, New York
$138,190
180
7 Madison, Wisconsin
$136,140
40
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$135,040
400
9 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$129,400
40
10 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$128,000
840
11 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$126,710
330
12 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$126,110
60
13 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$125,600
290
14 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$123,950
500
15 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$123,720
400
16 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$121,970
110
17 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$121,260
50
18 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$120,990
120
19 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$120,300
270
20 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$119,820
820
21 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$116,690
70
22 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$115,020
50
23 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$114,690
90
24 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$114,050
90
25 Knoxville, Tennessee
$113,840
40
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$111,140
150
27 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$111,110
50
28 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$110,570
410
29 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$109,660
n/a
30 Columbus, Ohio
$109,620
70
31 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$109,420
1,120
32 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$108,990
110
33 Richmond, Virginia
$108,080
60
34 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$107,480
70
35 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$107,040
270
36 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$106,950
40
37 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$106,560
160
38 Columbia, Missouri
$105,230
40
39 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$104,030
40
40 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$103,110
n/a
41 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$101,740
n/a
42 New Haven, Connecticut
$101,490
30
43 Springfield, Massachusetts
$100,380
190
44 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$98,690
260
45 Lincoln, Nebraska
$98,090
60
46 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$96,560
40
47 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$96,540
60
48 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$96,200
40
49 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$95,820
240
50 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$95,500
120
51 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$95,300
70
52 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$95,070
120
53 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$94,820
120
54 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$94,570
50
55 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$94,390
80
56 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$94,350
150
57 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$94,310
110
58 Honolulu, Hawaii
$92,560
70
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$92,430
340
60 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$92,080
50
61 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$91,910
40
62 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$91,740
30
63 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$91,550
40
64 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$91,510
160
65 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$91,200
350
66 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$90,860
70
67 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$90,620
60
68 Camden, New Jersey
$90,600
40
69 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$90,210
50
70 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$90,030
40
71 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$90,000
70
72 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$89,900
40
73 Waco, Texas
$89,780
30
74 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$89,370
70
75 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$89,190
30
76 Manchester, New Hampshire
$89,070
30
77 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$88,950
40
78 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$88,540
100
79 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$88,470
220
80 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$88,400
30
81 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$88,370
40
82 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$88,350
50
83 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$88,090
70
84 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$87,630
40
85 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$87,480
60
86 Salt Lake City, Utah
$86,540
60
87 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$86,290
130
88 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$84,940
70
89 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$84,880
40
90 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$84,620
60
91 St Louis, Missouri
$84,360
70
92 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$84,250
40
93 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$84,040
40
94 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$83,620
40
95 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$82,900
100
96 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$81,550
110
97 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$81,060
40
98 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$80,500
140
99 Columbia, South Carolina
$80,320
40
100 Syracuse, New York
$79,900
90
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