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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 2017 [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
$108,720
130
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$90,590
430
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$88,070
650
6 Fresno, California
$87,880
40
7 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$87,180
90
8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$86,750
50
9 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$86,500
220
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$86,410
500
11 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$85,070
130
12 Springfield, Massachusetts
$83,380
100
13 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$82,040
30
14 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$82,000
100
15 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$80,980
670
16 Rochester, New York
$80,930
160
17 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$80,650
80
18 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$80,450
240
19 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$78,920
120
20 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$77,620
50
21 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$76,970
130
22 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$76,510
50
23 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$75,920
210
24 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$75,500
340
25 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$75,440
120
26 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$75,440
410
27 Worcester, Massachusetts
$75,430
70
28 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$74,750
80
29 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$74,730
40
30 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$74,710
30
31 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$74,680
460
32 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$74,670
160
33 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$74,470
40
34 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$73,790
130
35 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$73,480
40
36 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$73,470
250
37 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$73,450
160
38 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$73,380
30
39 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$72,640
80
40 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$72,550
50
41 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$71,820
250
42 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$71,420
330
43 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$70,990
n/a
44 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$70,730
110
45 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$70,610
310
46 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$70,320
170
47 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$70,300
200
48 New Haven, Connecticut
$70,300
100
49 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$69,980
40
50 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$69,940
430
51 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$69,690
30
52 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$69,470
2,700
53 Honolulu, Hawaii
$69,390
110
54 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$69,230
40
55 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$68,510
60
56 Kansas City, Missouri
$68,500
70
57 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$68,470
30
58 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$68,300
50
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$67,830
780
60 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$67,580
780
61 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$67,530
30
62 Springfield, Missouri
$67,310
100
63 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$67,260
130
64 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$67,100
80
65 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$66,980
180
66 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$66,980
120
67 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$66,810
50
68 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$66,570
40
69 Lincoln, Nebraska
$66,560
40
70 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$66,280
100
71 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$65,780
70
72 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$65,780
80
73 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$65,680
260
74 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$65,640
60
75 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$65,340
790
76 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$64,940
570
77 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$64,830
50
78 Jackson, Tennessee
$64,620
40
79 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$64,500
140
80 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$64,440
30
81 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$64,410
40
82 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$63,630
n/a
83 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$63,580
30
84 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$63,380
190
85 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$63,350
70
86 Dayton, Ohio
$62,850
70
87 Syracuse, New York
$62,790
90
88 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$62,740
30
89 Evansville, Kentucky
$62,710
n/a
90 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$62,690
160
91 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$62,580
2,110
92 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$62,390
40
93 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$62,370
50
94 Columbus, Ohio
$62,340
100
95 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$62,330
250
96 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$61,840
40
97 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$61,660
80
98 Abilene, Texas
$61,510
50
99 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$61,190
40
100 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$60,820
170
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers.