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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 $129,900, Ann Arbor, Michigan is the highest paying city for postsecondary political science teachers. It is followed by Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California (average annual salary $117,960). 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 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 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$129,900
100
2 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$117,960
80
3 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$117,620
50
4 Madison, Wisconsin
$115,600
60
5 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$114,880
180
6 Rochester, New York
$114,360
140
7 New Haven, Connecticut
$112,490
40
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$112,300
550
9 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$108,000
100
10 El Paso, Texas
$105,930
60
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$105,330
650
12 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$103,350
60
13 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$102,900
1,190
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$101,390
250
15 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$101,250
160
16 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$101,020
60
17 Fresno, California
$99,800
30
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$99,740
380
19 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$99,380
120
20 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$99,300
40
21 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$98,520
130
22 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$98,520
90
23 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$97,840
140
24 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$97,320
40
25 Worcester, Massachusetts
$96,340
70
26 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$95,960
1,570
27 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$95,540
50
28 Boulder, Colorado
$94,290
50
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$93,760
530
30 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$93,630
30
31 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$93,610
60
32 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$93,380
1,480
33 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$93,300
80
34 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$93,150
1,490
35 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$92,800
50
36 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$91,860
100
37 Elgin, USA
$91,830
30
38 Tallahassee, Florida
$91,760
50
39 Springfield, Massachusetts
$91,530
170
40 Urban Honolulu, USA
$89,930
40
41 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$89,930
80
42 Honolulu, Hawaii
$89,510
60
43 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$89,030
200
44 Columbus, Ohio
$88,510
130
45 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$87,390
140
46 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$87,150
100
47 Richmond, Virginia
$87,070
150
48 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$86,790
50
49 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$85,890
50
50 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$85,680
940
51 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$85,260
110
52 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$85,130
290
53 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$85,070
30
54 Bloomington, USA
$84,400
30
55 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$84,390
30
56 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$84,210
190
57 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$84,060
30
58 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$84,060
60
59 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$84,030
30
60 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$83,990
290
61 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$83,620
30
62 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$82,980
30
63 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$82,690
40
64 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$82,030
30
65 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$81,520
n/a
66 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$80,980
30
67 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$80,940
50
68 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$80,830
30
69 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$80,610
30
70 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$80,380
220
71 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$80,210
50
72 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$80,150
320
73 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$80,120
60
74 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$80,090
310
75 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$79,710
350
76 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$79,520
40
77 St Louis, Missouri
$79,040
80
78 Columbia, South Carolina
$79,030
40
79 Tucson, Arizona
$78,990
50
80 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$78,280
100
81 Syracuse, New York
$78,140
60
82 Camden, New Jersey
$78,130
70
83 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$77,880
100
84 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$77,610
80
85 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$77,360
80
86 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$77,180
40
87 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$76,510
160
88 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$76,120
40
89 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$76,070
120
90 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$74,710
30
91 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$74,650
50
92 Columbia, Missouri
$74,330
70
93 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$71,930
50
94 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$71,860
130
95 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$71,550
50
96 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$70,880
120
97 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$70,850
150
98 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$70,110
120
99 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$69,840
170
100 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$69,640
40
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