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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Geography Teachers

The top 29 highest paying cities for postsecondary geography 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 geography teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $107,110, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary geography teachers. It is followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California (average annual salary $104,760). 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 geography teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 29 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Geography Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$107,110
80
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$104,760
120
3 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$98,730
110
4 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$91,150
50
5 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$90,670
40
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$88,000
150
7 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$84,430
40
8 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$83,130
80
9 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$81,600
130
10 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$77,320
50
11 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$76,990
70
12 Honolulu, Hawaii
$75,730
40
13 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$75,620
60
14 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$75,300
50
15 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$74,560
240
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$74,370
240
17 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$73,450
40
18 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$72,930
50
19 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$72,190
150
20 St Louis, Missouri
$71,830
30
21 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$69,930
40
22 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$69,770
40
23 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$67,820
30
24 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$66,460
40
25 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$65,520
30
26 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$60,770
40
27 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$58,690
70
28 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$56,940
40
29 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$38,910
n/a
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary geography teachers.