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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary nursing instructors and 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 nursing instructors and teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $114,320, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers. It is followed by North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California (average annual salary $110,050). 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 nursing instructors and teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$114,320
100
2 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$110,050
30
3 Camden, New Jersey
$106,760
290
4 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$105,590
40
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$104,150
770
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$100,920
610
7 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$100,740
2,600
8 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$99,090
640
9 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$98,920
50
10 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$98,610
4,010
11 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$95,190
740
12 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$94,120
200
13 Fresno, California
$93,790
70
14 New Haven, Connecticut
$93,710
330
15 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$92,550
400
16 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$91,630
90
17 Fargo, North Dakota
$91,480
70
18 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$91,450
60
19 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$91,210
100
20 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$90,110
370
21 Stockton, California
$89,700
120
22 Madison, Wisconsin
$88,970
100
23 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$88,930
50
24 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$88,520
690
25 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$88,340
1,850
26 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$86,850
2,120
27 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$86,750
390
28 Gainesville, Florida
$86,500
80
29 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$86,270
100
30 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$84,960
1,570
31 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$84,440
430
32 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$84,420
150
33 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$84,310
380
34 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$84,030
260
35 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$83,650
260
36 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$83,160
1,160
37 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$82,710
300
38 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$82,600
250
39 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$82,500
120
40 Binghamton, New York
$82,460
120
41 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$82,140
1,490
42 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$82,000
200
43 Urban Honolulu, USA
$81,790
270
44 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$81,590
110
45 Mobile, Alabama
$81,580
170
46 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$81,510
220
47 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$81,390
2,240
48 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$80,910
190
49 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$80,730
1,140
50 Lafayette-West Lafayette, USA
$80,390
110
51 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$80,060
50
52 Provo-Orem, Utah
$79,550
100
53 Tucson, Arizona
$79,210
200
54 Salinas, California
$78,850
n/a
55 Williamsport, Pennsylvania
$78,460
70
56 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$78,060
280
57 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$77,850
n/a
58 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$77,540
1,020
59 Syracuse, New York
$77,160
140
60 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$77,140
600
61 Rochester, New York
$77,090
480
62 Macon, Georgia
$77,080
50
63 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$76,780
1,220
64 Visalia-Porterville, California
$76,300
n/a
65 Tallahassee, Florida
$76,210
70
66 Worcester, Massachusetts
$76,210
100
67 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$76,110
190
68 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$76,040
700
69 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$76,010
160
70 Jackson, Michigan
$75,900
50
71 Hattiesburg, Mississippi
$75,820
30
72 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$75,660
660
73 Honolulu, Hawaii
$75,570
160
74 Salisbury, Maryland
$75,500
90
75 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$75,050
560
76 Wilmington, New Jersey
$74,970
180
77 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$74,530
40
78 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$74,520
80
79 Sussex County, Delaware
$74,320
50
80 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$74,320
190
81 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$74,270
360
82 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$74,180
70
83 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$74,060
540
84 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$73,930
400
85 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$73,740
660
86 Bloomsburg-Berwick, USA
$73,710
40
87 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$73,690
80
88 Reading, Pennsylvania
$73,540
50
89 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$73,460
510
90 Springfield, Massachusetts
$73,300
190
91 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$73,150
500
92 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$73,000
430
93 Peabody, Massachusetts
$72,810
80
94 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$72,790
60
95 Jackson, Mississippi
$72,740
130
96 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$72,660
80
97 Utica-Rome, New York
$72,610
160
98 Toledo, Ohio
$72,330
330
99 Columbia, South Carolina
$72,180
170
100 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$72,080
30
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