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Highest Paying Cities for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

The top 100 highest paying cities for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education (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 middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $106,190, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education. It is followed by Kingston, New York (average annual salary $88,300). 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 middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$106,190
6,590
2 Kingston, New York
$88,300
500
3 Yuba City, California
$88,220
170
4 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$85,260
100
5 Waterbury, Connecticut
$82,550
460
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$81,700
3,620
7 Danbury, Connecticut
$81,630
580
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$79,270
2,170
9 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$79,150
1,740
10 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$78,720
240
11 Napa, California
$77,710
440
12 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$77,250
2,940
13 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$77,170
470
14 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$77,060
3,040
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$76,920
44,370
16 New Haven, Connecticut
$76,750
1,800
17 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$76,110
7,810
18 Springfield, Massachusetts
$76,040
1,750
19 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$76,010
150
20 El Centro, California
$75,860
220
21 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$74,300
620
22 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$74,040
12,160
23 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$73,970
3,560
24 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$73,960
490
25 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,880
8,480
26 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$73,830
20,570
27 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$73,550
90
28 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$73,360
530
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,250
24,020
30 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$72,990
390
31 Salinas, California
$72,840
860
32 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$72,710
2,130
33 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$72,650
1,340
34 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$72,420
410
35 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$72,300
700
36 Framingham, Massachusetts
$71,740
910
37 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,700
14,200
38 Medford, Oregon
$71,650
490
39 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$71,590
1,200
40 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$71,500
3,910
41 Merced, California
$71,410
260
42 Modesto, California
$71,000
1,020
43 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$70,940
25,410
44 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$70,940
2,620
45 Jackson, Michigan
$70,830
220
46 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$70,820
140
47 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$70,610
350
48 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$70,230
14,540
49 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$70,080
330
50 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$69,870
5,030
51 Worcester, Massachusetts
$69,480
1,810
52 Flint, Michigan
$69,430
470
53 Corvallis, Oregon
$69,200
140
54 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$69,150
170
55 Charlottesville, Virginia
$68,710
500
56 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$68,650
3,030
57 State College, Pennsylvania
$68,630
160
58 Peabody, Massachusetts
$68,570
550
59 Stockton, California
$68,540
1,220
60 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$68,510
1,330
61 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$68,340
1,720
62 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$68,290
2,760
63 Glens Falls, New York
$68,230
320
64 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$68,220
110
65 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$68,090
12,560
66 Salem, Oregon
$67,940
990
67 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$67,790
280
68 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$67,710
6,910
69 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$67,570
6,980
70 Ocean City, New Jersey
$67,460
230
71 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$67,370
450
72 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$67,340
500
73 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$67,180
2,380
74 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$66,690
7,460
75 Spokane, Washington
$66,640
830
76 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$66,570
330
77 Bellingham, Washington
$66,390
330
78 Akron, Ohio
$66,210
2,450
79 Camden, New Jersey
$66,150
3,740
80 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$65,680
370
81 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$65,640
60
82 Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$65,500
110
83 Chico, California
$65,450
250
84 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$65,360
770
85 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$65,280
310
86 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$65,100
2,010
87 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$65,060
380
88 Reading, Pennsylvania
$65,000
820
89 Monroe, Michigan
$64,940
270
90 Bay City, Michigan
$64,920
n/a
91 Tacoma, Washington
$64,920
1,180
92 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$64,790
4,500
93 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$64,620
280
94 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$64,540
4,830
95 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$64,500
2,450
96 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$64,420
3,650
97 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$64,120
990
98 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$64,070
550
99 Dayton, Ohio
$64,060
2,500
100 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$64,060
1,070
See also: Highest paying industries for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education.