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Highest Paying Cities for Other Postsecondary Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for other postsecondary 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 other postsecondary teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $149,880, Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina is the highest paying city for other postsecondary teachers. It is followed by Roanoke, Virginia (average annual salary $139,630). 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 other postsecondary teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$149,880
720
2 Roanoke, Virginia
$139,630
50
3 Greenville, North Carolina
$129,070
130
4 Stockton, California
$127,310
520
5 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$112,740
210
6 Rochester, New York
$110,560
1,080
7 Corpus Christi, Texas
$106,950
40
8 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$106,400
530
9 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$106,010
370
10 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$102,370
40
11 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$100,020
230
12 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$98,490
n/a
13 Cumberland, West Virginia
$92,640
40
14 Lynchburg, Virginia
$90,010
210
15 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$88,770
n/a
16 Madison, Wisconsin
$88,510
1,080
17 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$86,320
1,580
18 Medford, Oregon
$86,210
410
19 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$85,430
1,350
20 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$84,910
470
21 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$84,510
400
22 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$84,400
150
23 Manchester, New Hampshire
$84,090
140
24 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$81,480
n/a
25 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$80,740
480
26 Yuba City, California
$80,690
n/a
27 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$80,690
3,290
28 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$80,020
n/a
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$79,510
13,970
30 Provo-Orem, Utah
$78,970
240
31 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$77,560
3,700
32 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$77,470
390
33 Salt Lake City, Utah
$77,190
890
34 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$77,020
290
35 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$76,940
180
36 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$76,930
1,150
37 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$76,750
22,890
38 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$75,930
1,920
39 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$75,350
300
40 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$75,170
420
41 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$75,090
560
42 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$74,880
30
43 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$74,670
510
44 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$74,660
160
45 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$74,250
1,600
46 Janesville, Wisconsin
$74,140
180
47 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$73,360
180
48 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$73,210
110
49 Tucson, Arizona
$72,680
300
50 Ames, Iowa
$72,480
80
51 Appleton, Wisconsin
$72,120
n/a
52 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$71,800
1,170
53 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$71,540
1,830
54 Lafayette, Louisiana
$71,330
440
55 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$71,230
1,030
56 New Haven, Connecticut
$70,970
460
57 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$70,890
160
58 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$70,730
640
59 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$70,710
120
60 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$70,590
130
61 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$70,340
120
62 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$70,140
420
63 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$69,630
2,520
64 Knoxville, Tennessee
$69,520
350
65 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$69,410
420
66 Savannah, Georgia
$69,070
130
67 Lafayette, Indiana
$69,060
400
68 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$68,970
50
69 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$68,920
1,150
70 Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
$68,270
30
71 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,820
6,350
72 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$67,670
740
73 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$67,340
290
74 St Louis, Missouri
$67,140
600
75 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$67,050
150
76 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$66,970
3,920
77 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$66,770
130
78 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$66,670
n/a
79 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$66,610
230
80 Salem, Oregon
$66,280
120
81 Akron, Ohio
$66,240
240
82 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$66,240
4,060
83 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$66,210
440
84 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$66,180
660
85 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$66,150
5,940
86 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$66,090
680
87 El Paso, Texas
$66,090
90
88 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$66,060
1,460
89 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$65,870
n/a
90 Monroe, Louisiana
$65,820
90
91 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$65,740
130
92 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$65,640
140
93 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,620
n/a
94 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$65,590
130
95 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$65,330
n/a
96 Wilmington, New Jersey
$65,100
300
97 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$65,000
420
98 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$64,860
2,160
99 Nashua, New Hampshire
$64,820
200
100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,580
12,590
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