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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Education Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary education 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 education teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $109,990, Toledo, Ohio is the highest paying city for postsecondary education teachers. It is followed by College Station-Bryan, Texas (average annual salary $101,770). 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 education teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Toledo, Ohio
$109,990
290
2 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$101,770
200
3 Gainesville, Florida
$100,040
140
4 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$92,680
160
5 Greeley, Colorado
$90,690
160
6 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$90,690
100
7 New Haven, Connecticut
$87,850
60
8 Madison, Wisconsin
$86,350
150
9 Bloomington, USA
$85,890
200
10 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$85,100
3,310
11 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$84,460
30
12 Binghamton, New York
$84,200
50
13 Anchorage, Alaska
$83,140
60
14 Fresno, California
$82,800
70
15 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$82,690
80
16 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$82,520
260
17 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$82,500
40
18 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$81,690
490
19 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$81,170
150
20 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$80,330
290
21 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$79,520
4,350
22 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$79,220
80
23 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$78,820
40
24 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$78,360
1,360
25 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$78,040
400
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$78,040
810
27 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$77,760
50
28 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$77,620
840
29 Fargo, North Dakota
$76,850
110
30 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$76,740
150
31 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$76,590
170
32 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$76,520
30
33 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$76,290
150
34 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$76,130
180
35 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$75,970
460
36 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$75,750
340
37 Springfield, Massachusetts
$75,690
240
38 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$75,030
140
39 Lincoln, Nebraska
$75,000
80
40 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$74,890
n/a
41 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$74,770
80
42 Cumberland, West Virginia
$74,720
30
43 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$74,720
120
44 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$74,330
730
45 Wilmington, New Jersey
$73,980
140
46 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,940
2,940
47 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$73,800
130
48 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$73,450
220
49 Urban Honolulu, USA
$73,380
510
50 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,020
1,190
51 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$72,730
250
52 Columbia, Missouri
$72,230
130
53 Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$72,140
50
54 Richmond, Virginia
$72,030
250
55 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$72,000
210
56 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$71,980
170
57 Boulder, Colorado
$71,700
140
58 Kansas City, Missouri
$71,460
210
59 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$70,950
240
60 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$70,910
40
61 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$70,760
210
62 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$70,460
80
63 Worcester, Massachusetts
$70,260
100
64 Jackson, Mississippi
$70,250
80
65 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$70,090
50
66 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$70,020
130
67 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$69,800
40
68 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$69,650
60
69 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$69,550
120
70 Jacksonville, Florida
$69,360
180
71 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$69,360
310
72 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$69,320
190
73 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$69,160
780
74 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$69,130
150
75 Camden, New Jersey
$69,080
270
76 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$69,040
170
77 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$68,960
220
78 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$68,710
30
79 Duluth, Wisconsin
$68,640
60
80 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$68,450
280
81 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$68,330
90
82 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$67,840
600
83 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$67,720
120
84 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$67,530
1,410
85 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$67,510
490
86 Springfield, Missouri
$67,480
120
87 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$67,320
300
88 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$67,240
520
89 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$67,160
120
90 Macon, Georgia
$67,140
70
91 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$66,960
60
92 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$66,900
80
93 Honolulu, Hawaii
$66,690
560
94 Montgomery, Alabama
$66,180
70
95 Knoxville, Tennessee
$65,980
90
96 Salt Lake City, Utah
$65,750
560
97 Reading, Pennsylvania
$65,490
80
98 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$65,480
200
99 Savannah, Georgia
$65,270
150
100 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$65,170
190
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