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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 $139,630, Roanoke, Virginia is the highest paying city for other postsecondary teachers. It is followed by Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina (average annual salary $123,840). 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 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 Roanoke, Virginia
$139,630
50
2 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$123,840
600
3 Rochester, New York
$114,460
1,100
4 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$108,670
360
5 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$100,020
230
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$86,320
1,580
7 Medford, Oregon
$86,210
410
8 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$85,550
780
9 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$85,430
1,350
10 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$84,510
400
11 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$81,800
2,830
12 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$81,480
n/a
13 Manchester, New Hampshire
$79,700
120
14 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$79,510
13,970
15 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$77,590
50
16 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$77,560
3,700
17 Salt Lake City, Utah
$77,190
890
18 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$77,020
290
19 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$76,750
22,890
20 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$76,070
260
21 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$75,930
1,920
22 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$75,090
560
23 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$74,250
1,600
24 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$74,190
410
25 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$73,900
1,080
26 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$73,310
4,480
27 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$73,210
110
28 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$72,900
500
29 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$72,720
890
30 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$72,110
450
31 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$71,540
1,830
32 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$71,230
1,030
33 New Haven, Connecticut
$70,970
460
34 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$70,590
130
35 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$69,630
2,520
36 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$69,430
230
37 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$69,240
180
38 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$69,080
1,000
39 Lafayette, Indiana
$69,060
400
40 Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
$68,270
30
41 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,820
6,350
42 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$67,670
740
43 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$67,430
4,250
44 St Louis, Missouri
$67,140
600
45 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$66,970
3,920
46 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$66,770
130
47 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$66,610
230
48 Worcester, Massachusetts
$66,610
220
49 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$66,480
1,060
50 Salem, Oregon
$66,280
120
51 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$66,240
4,060
52 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$66,210
190
53 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$66,150
5,940
54 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$66,010
180
55 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$65,870
n/a
56 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$65,640
140
57 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,620
n/a
58 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$65,330
n/a
59 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$65,310
180
60 Wilmington, New Jersey
$65,100
110
61 Madison, Wisconsin
$65,060
240
62 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$65,000
420
63 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$64,860
2,160
64 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$64,730
420
65 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,580
12,590
66 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$64,580
780
67 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$64,000
3,080
68 Duluth, Wisconsin
$63,210
50
69 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$63,200
2,090
70 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$62,930
n/a
71 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$62,610
8,830
72 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$62,610
80
73 Macon, Georgia
$62,590
80
74 Fresno, California
$62,550
1,410
75 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$62,490
3,760
76 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$62,470
490
77 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$62,360
1,740
78 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$61,940
440
79 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$61,940
40
80 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$61,000
190
81 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$60,820
2,490
82 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$60,760
100
83 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$60,710
730
84 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$60,450
30
85 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$60,250
660
86 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$60,230
610
87 Camden, New Jersey
$60,200
140
88 Tallahassee, Florida
$60,010
1,570
89 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$59,780
690
90 El Paso, Texas
$59,710
110
91 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$59,560
2,410
92 Anchorage, Alaska
$59,490
130
93 Jacksonville, Florida
$59,320
1,010
94 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$59,150
90
95 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$58,800
650
96 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$58,550
30
97 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$58,250
890
98 Jackson, Mississippi
$58,170
n/a
99 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$57,600
120
100 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$57,480
520
See also: Highest paying industries for other postsecondary teachers.