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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary History Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary history 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 history teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $128,060, Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary history teachers. It is followed by Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California (average annual salary $110,240). 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 history teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary History Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$128,060
180
2 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$110,240
120
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,520
160
4 Rochester, New York
$96,240
180
5 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$94,920
40
6 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$93,890
160
7 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$93,740
510
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$93,310
590
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$89,760
410
10 New Haven, Connecticut
$89,750
50
11 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$89,510
40
12 Provo-Orem, Utah
$89,370
80
13 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$89,130
40
14 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$88,910
690
15 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$87,890
60
16 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$87,100
250
17 Reading, Pennsylvania
$86,630
30
18 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$85,720
140
19 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$85,640
40
20 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$85,340
40
21 Springfield, Massachusetts
$85,160
100
22 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$84,500
1,140
23 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$84,460
90
24 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$83,730
610
25 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$83,360
100
26 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$83,320
670
27 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$82,610
80
28 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$82,540
150
29 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$81,550
90
30 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$81,420
1,790
31 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$81,410
60
32 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$81,160
160
33 Tyler, Texas
$80,520
30
34 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$80,050
40
35 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$78,670
50
36 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$78,580
120
37 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$78,030
80
38 Jacksonville, Florida
$77,920
40
39 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$77,170
40
40 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$77,140
220
41 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$77,050
330
42 Utica-Rome, New York
$76,900
30
43 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$76,410
130
44 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$76,130
160
45 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$75,960
110
46 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$75,840
220
47 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$75,390
90
48 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$74,640
40
49 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$74,440
60
50 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$73,920
70
51 Columbus, Ohio
$73,200
210
52 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$73,150
600
53 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$73,090
30
54 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$72,520
230
55 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$72,270
430
56 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$72,240
30
57 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$71,730
80
58 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$71,630
30
59 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$71,590
30
60 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$70,990
30
61 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$70,950
700
62 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$70,610
30
63 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$70,350
80
64 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$70,320
110
65 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$70,060
40
66 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$69,980
40
67 Honolulu, Hawaii
$69,710
110
68 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$69,630
50
69 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$69,440
60
70 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$69,150
80
71 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$69,030
40
72 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$68,880
50
73 Kansas City, Missouri
$68,800
80
74 Worcester, Massachusetts
$68,790
130
75 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$68,630
490
76 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$68,420
50
77 Springfield, Missouri
$68,180
70
78 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$68,170
60
79 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$68,130
280
80 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$68,090
30
81 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$67,920
130
82 Lincoln, Nebraska
$67,910
40
83 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$67,770
150
84 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$67,700
30
85 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$67,260
480
86 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$67,240
500
87 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$66,830
180
88 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$66,830
190
89 Dayton, Ohio
$66,630
110
90 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$66,590
70
91 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$65,930
30
92 Wilmington, North Carolina
$65,640
50
93 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$65,500
50
94 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$65,500
30
95 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$65,430
150
96 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$64,980
30
97 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$64,540
180
98 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$63,740
230
99 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$63,670
40
100 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$63,350
50
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary history teachers.