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Highest Paying Cities for Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators

The top 100 highest paying cities for elementary and secondary school education administrators (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 elementary and secondary school education administrators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $145,280, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for elementary and secondary school education administrators. It is followed by Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut (average annual salary $142,740). 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 elementary and secondary school education administrators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$145,280
2,730
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$142,740
1,050
3 Danbury, Connecticut
$136,090
150
4 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$129,440
280
5 New Haven, Connecticut
$127,360
630
6 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$127,150
490
7 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$126,930
20,370
8 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$126,910
1,180
9 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$126,410
2,640
10 Waterbury, Connecticut
$124,690
230
11 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$122,450
2,040
12 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$120,800
230
13 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$120,430
1,210
14 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$120,090
520
15 Anchorage, Alaska
$120,080
240
16 Yuba City, California
$120,020
130
17 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$119,510
1,500
18 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$119,340
1,510
19 Kingston, New York
$119,000
130
20 Modesto, California
$118,880
330
21 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$118,800
2,040
22 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$117,630
2,520
23 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$117,470
1,790
24 Visalia-Porterville, California
$117,470
300
25 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$117,300
2,360
26 Napa, California
$117,290
130
27 Camden, New Jersey
$117,000
1,260
28 Tacoma, Washington
$116,720
570
29 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$116,610
380
30 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$116,360
12,260
31 Salinas, California
$116,270
270
32 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$116,140
150
33 Ocean City, New Jersey
$115,860
80
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$115,240
4,430
35 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$115,090
1,300
36 Stockton, California
$115,070
380
37 Redding, California
$114,920
180
38 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$114,540
160
39 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$113,990
90
40 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$113,870
160
41 Fresno, California
$113,550
790
42 Merced, California
$113,500
170
43 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$113,480
460
44 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$112,800
190
45 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$112,750
850
46 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$112,640
4,730
47 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$112,470
90
48 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$111,950
1,300
49 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$111,890
2,060
50 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$111,620
50
51 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$111,620
180
52 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$111,580
6,810
53 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$111,450
5,570
54 Dover, Delaware
$111,000
230
55 Bellingham, Washington
$110,730
130
56 Wilmington, New Jersey
$110,730
600
57 El Centro, California
$110,510
100
58 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$110,500
90
59 Olympia, Washington
$110,450
210
60 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$110,400
4,370
61 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$110,160
90
62 Bismarck, North Dakota
$109,580
90
63 Sussex County, Delaware
$109,540
140
64 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$109,210
80
65 Bend, Oregon
$108,880
150
66 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$108,790
1,150
67 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$108,780
3,060
68 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$108,760
1,270
69 Spokane, Washington
$108,570
330
70 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$108,490
600
71 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$107,700
8,890
72 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$107,600
490
73 Corvallis, Oregon
$107,370
60
74 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$107,180
6,240
75 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$107,000
180
76 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$106,840
130
77 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$106,670
1,960
78 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$106,550
200
79 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$106,190
310
80 Salisbury, Maryland
$106,180
340
81 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$106,160
140
82 Salem, Oregon
$105,420
300
83 Framingham, Massachusetts
$105,310
470
84 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$105,100
5,150
85 Worcester, Massachusetts
$104,680
670
86 Peabody, Massachusetts
$104,420
200
87 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$104,200
210
88 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$104,140
580
89 Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$104,120
30
90 Glens Falls, New York
$103,940
90
91 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$103,470
80
92 Longview, Washington
$103,070
70
93 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$102,610
260
94 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$102,600
90
95 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$102,030
230
96 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$101,760
160
97 State College, Pennsylvania
$101,730
60
98 Iowa City, Iowa
$101,640
90
99 Cumberland, West Virginia
$101,560
70
100 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$101,410
2,880
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