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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 2017 [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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$107,600
550
4 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$97,500
400
5 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$89,910
260
6 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$89,800
160
7 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$89,720
n/a
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$86,890
410
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$86,590
2,730
10 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$85,980
4,690
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$85,260
930
12 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$85,110
440
13 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$82,530
50
14 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$82,390
740
15 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$82,310
450
16 Savannah, Georgia
$82,190
410
17 Tallahassee, Florida
$81,920
120
18 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$81,480
140
19 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$81,230
420
20 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$81,070
7,520
21 Gainesville, Florida
$80,760
140
22 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$80,420
160
23 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$79,400
90
24 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$79,020
2,030
25 Utica-Rome, New York
$78,170
70
26 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$78,060
70
27 Provo-Orem, Utah
$77,930
370
28 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$76,860
110
29 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$76,080
40
30 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$75,920
710
31 Macon, Georgia
$75,630
30
32 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$74,550
120
33 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$74,550
490
34 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$74,260
410
35 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$73,750
140
36 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$73,620
60
37 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$73,490
130
38 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$73,130
1,240
39 Manchester, New Hampshire
$71,640
100
40 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$71,490
390
41 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$71,380
60
42 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$71,060
250
43 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$70,740
80
44 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$70,610
90
45 Wilmington, New Jersey
$70,570
190
46 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$70,340
480
47 Camden, New Jersey
$70,100
340
48 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$70,030
750
49 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$69,710
800
50 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$69,620
300
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$69,500
1,850
52 Springfield, Massachusetts
$69,470
290
53 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$69,390
230
54 Reading, Pennsylvania
$69,290
100
55 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$69,210
2,240
56 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$69,100
160
57 Dayton, Ohio
$69,060
320
58 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$68,800
590
59 New Haven, Connecticut
$68,740
150
60 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$68,600
560
61 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$68,500
150
62 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$68,260
180
63 Syracuse, New York
$68,060
280
64 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$68,000
310
65 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$67,050
240
66 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$66,770
110
67 Lincoln, Nebraska
$66,390
110
68 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$66,360
300
69 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$65,970
490
70 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$65,910
60
71 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$65,860
450
72 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$65,840
710
73 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$65,460
1,480
74 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$65,190
140
75 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$65,180
110
76 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$64,890
100
77 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$64,610
40
78 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$64,320
2,170
79 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$64,060
580
80 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$64,010
210
81 Salem, Oregon
$63,420
150
82 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$63,030
980
83 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$62,940
140
84 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$62,580
1,240
85 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$62,570
510
86 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$62,410
180
87 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$62,370
100
88 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$62,220
150
89 Rochester, New York
$62,130
410
90 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$62,030
40
91 Akron, Ohio
$61,940
130
92 Columbus, Ohio
$61,840
630
93 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$61,680
140
94 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$61,650
400
95 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$61,410
310
96 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$61,270
50
97 Asheville, North Carolina
$61,260
110
98 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$61,220
130
99 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$61,110
70
100 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$61,020
140
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers.