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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary english language and literature 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 english language and literature teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $126,960, Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary english language and literature teachers. It is followed by Fresno, California (average annual salary $111,610). 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 english language and literature teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$126,960
690
2 Fresno, California
$111,610
210
3 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$110,620
140
4 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$109,500
540
5 El Paso, Texas
$99,710
230
6 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$94,990
60
7 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$93,330
450
8 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$92,650
250
9 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$89,720
n/a
10 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$89,120
90
11 Binghamton, New York
$88,710
120
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$87,980
2,630
13 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$87,190
180
14 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$87,000
90
15 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$86,890
410
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$86,590
2,730
17 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$85,980
4,690
18 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$85,900
5,520
19 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$85,260
810
20 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$85,110
440
21 Cumberland, West Virginia
$84,660
60
22 Ithaca, New York
$82,940
190
23 Provo-Orem, Utah
$82,940
370
24 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$82,840
720
25 Savannah, Georgia
$82,190
410
26 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$81,230
420
27 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$81,210
7,190
28 Gainesville, Florida
$80,760
140
29 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$80,730
250
30 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$79,840
130
31 Valdosta, Georgia
$79,490
130
32 Madison, Wisconsin
$79,350
130
33 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$79,020
1,970
34 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$78,930
480
35 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$78,110
140
36 Erie, Pennsylvania
$77,940
70
37 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$77,680
360
38 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$77,640
40
39 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$77,610
100
40 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$76,900
1,130
41 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$76,860
110
42 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$76,830
650
43 Tallahassee, Florida
$76,690
130
44 Macon, Georgia
$76,670
30
45 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$76,080
40
46 Bloomington, USA
$75,170
80
47 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$74,690
150
48 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$74,550
490
49 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$73,620
60
50 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$73,490
130
51 Manchester, New Hampshire
$73,260
100
52 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$73,140
760
53 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$73,130
2,080
54 New Haven, Connecticut
$73,010
100
55 Utica-Rome, New York
$72,470
60
56 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$72,090
100
57 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$72,010
1,800
58 Springfield, Massachusetts
$71,900
520
59 Wilmington, New Jersey
$71,660
160
60 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$71,470
390
61 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$71,390
1,070
62 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,130
1,440
63 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$70,990
260
64 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$70,850
620
65 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$70,740
80
66 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$70,650
100
67 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$70,610
90
68 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$70,400
780
69 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$70,340
480
70 Camden, New Jersey
$70,100
300
71 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$70,040
660
72 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$69,920
150
73 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$69,850
110
74 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$69,560
90
75 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$69,290
300
76 Fargo, North Dakota
$69,190
70
77 Worcester, Massachusetts
$69,100
230
78 Dayton, Ohio
$69,060
340
79 Lincoln, Nebraska
$68,980
100
80 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$68,800
590
81 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$68,670
250
82 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$68,420
540
83 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$68,260
180
84 Reading, Pennsylvania
$68,160
110
85 St Cloud, Minnesota
$68,050
50
86 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$68,000
310
87 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$67,480
30
88 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$67,430
50
89 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$66,770
110
90 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$66,560
130
91 Columbus, Ohio
$66,360
580
92 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$65,880
420
93 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,670
1,990
94 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$65,630
440
95 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$65,350
300
96 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$65,290
90
97 Syracuse, New York
$65,260
390
98 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$65,190
140
99 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$65,180
110
100 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$65,090
240
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