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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary philosophy and religion 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 philosophy and religion teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $142,620, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $116,130). 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 philosophy and religion teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$142,620
130
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$116,130
250
3 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$110,030
130
4 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$105,710
50
5 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$105,340
290
6 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$94,410
110
7 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$93,950
40
8 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$90,890
70
9 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$89,510
150
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$89,410
370
11 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$89,350
n/a
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$88,070
650
13 Fresno, California
$87,880
40
14 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$87,320
60
15 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$86,750
50
16 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$86,500
220
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$85,320
480
18 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$85,070
130
19 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$83,480
740
20 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$83,100
30
21 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$83,040
90
22 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$82,810
60
23 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$82,120
100
24 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$82,040
30
25 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$81,240
40
26 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$81,200
130
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$80,980
630
28 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$80,730
200
29 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$79,840
30
30 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$79,090
60
31 Madison, Wisconsin
$78,820
n/a
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$78,810
780
33 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$78,450
n/a
34 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$78,250
160
35 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$78,070
830
36 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$77,940
270
37 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$77,580
150
38 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$76,950
40
39 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$76,720
240
40 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$76,580
100
41 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$76,280
70
42 Manchester, New Hampshire
$76,150
30
43 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$76,070
190
44 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$75,440
120
45 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$75,340
420
46 St Cloud, Minnesota
$75,010
50
47 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$74,960
40
48 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$74,910
480
49 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$74,850
430
50 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$74,750
80
51 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$74,470
40
52 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$74,310
30
53 Boulder, Colorado
$74,270
80
54 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$73,950
630
55 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$73,380
30
56 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$73,350
100
57 Springfield, Massachusetts
$73,280
110
58 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$73,100
30
59 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$73,010
90
60 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$72,950
30
61 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$72,550
50
62 Utica-Rome, New York
$72,090
30
63 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$71,590
40
64 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$71,500
100
65 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$71,450
30
66 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$71,450
190
67 Urban Honolulu, USA
$71,430
130
68 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$71,420
290
69 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$71,330
120
70 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$71,040
200
71 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$71,010
50
72 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$70,990
30
73 Springfield, Missouri
$70,980
100
74 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$70,960
150
75 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$70,740
130
76 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$70,590
120
77 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,460
2,450
78 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$70,090
1,850
79 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$69,980
40
80 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$69,940
480
81 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$69,870
90
82 Kansas City, Missouri
$69,860
130
83 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$69,780
70
84 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$69,700
180
85 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$69,590
50
86 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$69,540
280
87 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$69,400
30
88 Honolulu, Hawaii
$69,390
110
89 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$69,380
170
90 Lincoln, Nebraska
$69,350
30
91 Worcester, Massachusetts
$68,970
90
92 Reading, Pennsylvania
$68,960
30
93 New Haven, Connecticut
$68,960
90
94 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$68,510
60
95 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$68,360
250
96 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$68,300
50
97 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$67,780
30
98 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$67,260
110
99 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$66,810
50
100 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$65,780
70
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