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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary foreign 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 foreign language and literature teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $130,020, Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers. It is followed by Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida (average annual salary $106,330). 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 foreign language and literature teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$130,020
210
2 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$106,330
40
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$102,330
160
4 New Haven, Connecticut
$98,680
50
5 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$97,550
80
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$97,050
170
7 Fresno, California
$93,860
40
8 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$89,470
60
9 Ithaca, New York
$87,930
90
10 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$86,100
180
11 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$84,350
40
12 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$84,010
240
13 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$83,890
220
14 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$83,870
40
15 Provo-Orem, Utah
$83,560
210
16 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$82,850
240
17 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
$82,740
40
18 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$81,020
120
19 Camden, New Jersey
$80,470
100
20 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$79,510
2,040
21 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$78,340
30
22 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$78,220
150
23 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$78,120
40
24 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$77,630
70
25 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$77,580
1,320
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$77,460
1,190
27 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$77,380
180
28 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$76,940
80
29 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$76,590
270
30 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$76,250
780
31 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$75,990
470
32 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$75,900
2,700
33 Springfield, Massachusetts
$75,870
300
34 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$75,570
70
35 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$75,080
70
36 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$75,010
290
37 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$74,580
920
38 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$73,900
110
39 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$73,490
30
40 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$73,490
150
41 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$72,590
30
42 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$72,520
1,930
43 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$72,480
90
44 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$72,470
60
45 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$72,190
140
46 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$71,620
70
47 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$71,510
140
48 Worcester, Massachusetts
$71,430
70
49 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$71,170
390
50 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$70,860
90
51 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$70,490
70
52 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$70,110
110
53 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$69,460
90
54 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$69,420
110
55 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$69,420
100
56 Reading, Pennsylvania
$69,240
40
57 Bellingham, Washington
$68,970
40
58 Fargo, North Dakota
$68,850
30
59 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$68,420
330
60 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$68,390
1,330
61 El Paso, Texas
$68,340
100
62 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$68,010
220
63 Salt Lake City, Utah
$67,790
50
64 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$67,670
40
65 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$67,630
40
66 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,620
1,230
67 Jacksonville, Florida
$67,570
40
68 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$67,500
130
69 Springfield, Missouri
$67,350
40
70 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$67,290
50
71 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$67,070
40
72 Syracuse, New York
$67,060
130
73 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$66,910
30
74 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$66,870
60
75 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$66,530
40
76 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$66,480
580
77 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$66,410
80
78 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$66,270
200
79 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$66,080
340
80 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$66,030
270
81 Kansas City, Missouri
$65,870
90
82 Columbus, Ohio
$65,850
240
83 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$65,620
50
84 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$65,310
60
85 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$65,240
180
86 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$65,160
70
87 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$64,830
60
88 Utica-Rome, New York
$64,720
90
89 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$64,550
70
90 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$64,490
70
91 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$64,300
80
92 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$64,160
520
93 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$63,850
60
94 Salem, Oregon
$63,760
40
95 Bloomington, USA
$63,560
n/a
96 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$63,530
210
97 Rochester, New York
$63,450
150
98 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,310
120
99 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$62,990
310
100 Madison, Wisconsin
$62,830
160
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