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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Political Science Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary political science 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 political science teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $117,960, Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary political science teachers. It is followed by Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts (average annual salary $114,740). 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 political science teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$117,960
80
2 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$114,740
560
3 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$112,680
140
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$107,720
640
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$106,650
280
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$105,810
90
7 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$105,100
160
8 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,520
90
9 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$96,710
60
10 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$95,540
50
11 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$94,560
60
12 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$94,520
140
13 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$94,060
1,580
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$93,760
530
15 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$93,630
30
16 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$93,300
80
17 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$92,800
50
18 Worcester, Massachusetts
$90,620
60
19 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$90,450
90
20 Springfield, Massachusetts
$90,320
100
21 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$89,930
80
22 Rochester, New York
$89,520
90
23 Honolulu, Hawaii
$89,510
60
24 New Haven, Connecticut
$87,370
60
25 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$86,880
110
26 Columbus, Ohio
$86,620
140
27 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$86,300
70
28 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$86,090
140
29 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$85,890
50
30 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$85,840
190
31 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$85,810
30
32 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$85,680
940
33 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$84,900
30
34 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$84,330
360
35 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$84,200
110
36 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$84,030
30
37 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$83,790
320
38 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$83,620
30
39 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$83,570
1,620
40 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$83,420
1,630
41 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$83,300
100
42 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$82,690
40
43 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$82,190
90
44 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$81,640
230
45 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$81,520
n/a
46 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$81,410
480
47 Kansas City, Missouri
$80,960
40
48 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$80,590
270
49 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$78,810
300
50 Camden, New Jersey
$78,130
70
51 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$77,990
350
52 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$77,790
150
53 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$77,360
70
54 Syracuse, New York
$76,710
60
55 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$76,300
300
56 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$76,130
40
57 St Louis, Missouri
$74,720
100
58 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$74,710
30
59 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$74,650
50
60 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$74,280
40
61 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$71,960
30
62 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$71,510
80
63 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$71,040
140
64 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$70,850
160
65 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$70,280
80
66 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$70,110
120
67 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$70,060
50
68 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$69,640
40
69 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$69,210
340
70 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$68,170
n/a
71 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$68,070
60
72 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$67,880
290
73 Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$66,930
n/a
74 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$66,660
120
75 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$66,130
50
76 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$66,030
40
77 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$65,750
30
78 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$65,730
140
79 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$65,700
30
80 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$63,600
30
81 Huntsville, Alabama
$62,500
n/a
82 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$62,220
180
83 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$61,540
30
84 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$61,340
440
85 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$60,460
50
86 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$57,990
120
87 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$57,180
40
88 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$56,820
40
89 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$56,050
80
90 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$54,550
60
91 Memphis, Tennessee
$54,530
70
92 Duluth, Wisconsin
$53,510
40
93 Tyler, Texas
$52,490
30
94 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$52,210
30
95 Spokane, Washington
$51,770
50
96 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$51,320
90
97 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$48,320
60
98 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$46,930
40
99 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$46,810
30
100 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$45,680
30
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