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Highest Paying Cities for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

The top 100 highest paying cities for elementary school teachers, except special education (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 school teachers, except special education in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $106,970, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for elementary school teachers, except special education. It is followed by Kingston, New York (average annual salary $86,080). 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 school teachers, except special education in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$106,970
13,470
2 Kingston, New York
$86,080
620
3 Waterbury, Connecticut
$82,080
1,020
4 Danbury, Connecticut
$81,450
990
5 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$81,320
18,120
6 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$80,300
2,620
7 Modesto, California
$80,100
2,060
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$79,880
4,680
9 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$79,640
850
10 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$78,580
520
11 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$78,050
10,170
12 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$77,270
260
13 Rockford, Illinois
$77,160
2,020
14 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$76,350
86,590
15 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$76,180
550
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$76,050
31,180
17 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$75,450
10,600
18 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,980
44,060
19 Anchorage, Alaska
$74,980
1,710
20 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,790
11,580
21 El Centro, California
$74,660
1,200
22 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$74,650
5,680
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$74,380
42,580
24 Yuba City, California
$74,380
1,160
25 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$74,260
4,060
26 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$74,260
950
27 Salinas, California
$74,110
3,080
28 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$73,940
17,880
29 Bend, Oregon
$73,870
640
30 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$73,650
890
31 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$73,420
22,740
32 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$73,370
510
33 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$73,060
850
34 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$73,020
9,750
35 New Haven, Connecticut
$73,010
3,410
36 Napa, California
$73,000
770
37 Springfield, Massachusetts
$72,970
3,320
38 Fresno, California
$72,790
3,620
39 Framingham, Massachusetts
$72,760
1,260
40 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$72,620
660
41 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$72,590
26,970
42 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$72,400
1,510
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$72,360
20,530
44 Peabody, Massachusetts
$72,040
780
45 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$71,530
860
46 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$71,490
2,230
47 Worcester, Massachusetts
$71,450
2,920
48 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$71,360
1,000
49 Merced, California
$71,340
1,690
50 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$71,260
6,550
51 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$70,870
5,760
52 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$70,850
11,340
53 Stockton, California
$70,680
3,270
54 Janesville, Wisconsin
$70,340
620
55 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,320
650
56 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$70,120
2,210
57 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$70,080
340
58 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$69,830
10,800
59 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$69,560
660
60 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$69,420
300
61 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$69,390
1,800
62 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$69,350
4,180
63 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, Georgia
$69,270
360
64 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$69,190
350
65 Visalia-Porterville, California
$69,080
1,870
66 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$68,740
1,150
67 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$67,930
1,200
68 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$67,370
790
69 Charlottesville, Virginia
$67,250
1,100
70 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$67,220
16,630
71 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$67,190
1,970
72 Salem, Oregon
$67,110
1,500
73 Bellingham, Washington
$66,930
570
74 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$66,870
1,620
75 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$66,740
2,420
76 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$66,530
14,180
77 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$66,350
4,960
78 Corvallis, Oregon
$66,120
240
79 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$65,950
810
80 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$65,950
1,540
81 Flint, Michigan
$65,870
1,670
82 Redding, California
$65,860
960
83 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$65,720
330
84 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$65,630
640
85 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$65,600
930
86 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$65,520
810
87 State College, Pennsylvania
$65,420
390
88 Ocean City, New Jersey
$65,310
470
89 Brunswick, Georgia
$65,270
520
90 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$65,190
2,960
91 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$65,160
6,580
92 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$64,980
3,870
93 Medford, Oregon
$64,970
680
94 Tacoma, Washington
$64,950
2,910
95 St Marys County, Maryland
$64,770
750
96 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$64,690
1,200
97 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$64,640
5,030
98 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$64,480
7,780
99 Spokane, Washington
$64,440
1,450
100 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$64,390
840
See also: Highest paying industries for elementary school teachers, except special education.