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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 $112,940, Fairbanks, Alaska is the highest paying city for elementary school teachers, except special education. It is followed by Nassau-Suffolk, New York (average annual salary $109,990). 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 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 Fairbanks, Alaska
$112,940
120
2 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$109,990
13,670
3 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$88,110
11,520
4 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$85,800
20,180
5 Kingston, New York
$84,730
640
6 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$84,700
1,190
7 Bend, Oregon
$84,020
700
8 Waterbury, Connecticut
$83,830
990
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$82,800
42,560
10 Danbury, Connecticut
$82,210
1,100
11 Modesto, California
$82,200
2,580
12 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$81,360
980
13 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$81,230
430
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$80,760
31,040
15 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$80,340
4,860
16 Napa, California
$80,330
1,040
17 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$80,300
2,620
18 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$80,260
800
19 El Centro, California
$80,130
1,230
20 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$79,510
550
21 Framingham, Massachusetts
$79,200
1,370
22 Rockford, Illinois
$79,150
2,040
23 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$78,600
590
24 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$78,500
85,940
25 Yuba City, California
$78,370
1,280
26 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$78,200
11,980
27 San Rafael, USA
$78,090
1,500
28 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$78,050
10,170
29 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$77,610
2,250
30 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$77,290
5,290
31 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$77,220
18,220
32 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$76,890
480
33 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$76,860
10,720
34 Fresno, California
$76,800
4,540
35 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$76,650
4,050
36 Anchorage, Alaska
$76,610
1,760
37 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$76,580
58,420
38 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$76,550
980
39 Peabody, Massachusetts
$76,110
740
40 Salinas, California
$76,050
2,500
41 Merced, California
$75,910
1,600
42 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$75,860
12,270
43 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$75,720
1,120
44 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$75,540
21,890
45 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$75,490
4,750
46 East Stroudsburg, USA
$75,230
1,010
47 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,980
44,060
48 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$74,940
8,400
49 Redding, California
$74,870
780
50 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$74,630
2,310
51 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$74,590
1,030
52 New Haven, Connecticut
$74,590
3,370
53 Springfield, Massachusetts
$74,400
3,170
54 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$74,380
42,580
55 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$74,350
4,740
56 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,120
21,290
57 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$74,100
860
58 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$73,860
1,560
59 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$73,850
790
60 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$73,820
25,880
61 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$73,320
370
62 Visalia-Porterville, California
$73,260
1,890
63 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$73,110
570
64 Worcester, Massachusetts
$73,020
2,420
65 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$72,670
270
66 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$72,500
12,090
67 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$72,480
1,100
68 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$72,230
1,990
69 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$71,900
1,010
70 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$71,630
1,150
71 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$71,490
2,230
72 Janesville, Wisconsin
$70,940
790
73 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$70,900
7,850
74 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$70,840
1,510
75 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$70,780
4,250
76 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,590
640
77 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,240
2,060
78 Stockton, California
$70,190
3,000
79 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$70,080
80
80 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$69,830
10,800
81 California-Lexington Park, USA
$69,710
730
82 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$69,650
860
83 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$69,640
9,580
84 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$69,130
1,040
85 Brunswick, Georgia
$69,120
520
86 Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, USA
$68,790
630
87 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$68,410
180
88 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$68,350
6,780
89 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$68,100
1,650
90 Ocean City, New Jersey
$68,030
450
91 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$67,870
12,050
92 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$67,270
15,500
93 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$67,180
4,080
94 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$66,990
1,000
95 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$66,750
9,180
96 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$66,360
12,660
97 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$66,240
2,930
98 Salem, Oregon
$65,930
1,680
99 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$65,910
27,370
100 Elgin, USA
$65,770
3,860
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