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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Psychology Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary psychology 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 psychology teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $132,880, Bakersfield-Delano, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary psychology teachers. It is followed by Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California (average annual salary $123,270). 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 psychology teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$132,880
60
2 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$123,270
400
3 Binghamton, New York
$118,210
90
4 Fresno, California
$114,350
50
5 Ithaca, New York
$113,100
100
6 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$111,450
n/a
7 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$108,720
70
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$106,340
310
9 El Paso, Texas
$105,230
120
10 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$102,030
150
11 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$98,450
50
12 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$98,260
100
13 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$94,880
90
14 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$94,580
120
15 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$94,380
120
16 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$94,100
200
17 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$94,040
60
18 New Haven, Connecticut
$93,240
90
19 Salinas, California
$93,050
100
20 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$92,170
270
21 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$91,140
220
22 Fargo, North Dakota
$91,050
50
23 Tallahassee, Florida
$91,000
90
24 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$90,690
3,130
25 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$90,630
120
26 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$90,610
430
27 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$90,450
450
28 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$90,360
650
29 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$89,860
70
30 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$89,780
50
31 Springfield, Massachusetts
$89,170
260
32 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$89,000
40
33 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$88,140
1,730
34 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$88,120
70
35 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$88,100
30
36 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$87,910
140
37 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$87,810
40
38 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$87,420
4,030
39 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$87,260
440
40 Provo-Orem, Utah
$87,060
150
41 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$85,960
1,770
42 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$85,760
160
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$84,400
960
44 Boulder, Colorado
$83,390
170
45 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$83,210
940
46 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$82,660
240
47 Worcester, Massachusetts
$82,570
190
48 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$82,050
160
49 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$81,960
550
50 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$81,810
160
51 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$81,540
100
52 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$81,260
110
53 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$81,180
280
54 Wilmington, New Jersey
$81,170
50
55 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$81,130
160
56 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$81,080
250
57 Madison, Wisconsin
$80,970
140
58 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$80,520
120
59 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$80,360
420
60 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$79,940
40
61 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$79,880
1,290
62 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$78,870
800
63 Columbia, South Carolina
$78,270
100
64 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$78,160
920
65 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$78,090
40
66 Reading, Pennsylvania
$78,080
50
67 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$77,860
60
68 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$77,840
50
69 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$77,620
760
70 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$77,250
n/a
71 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$77,130
130
72 Syracuse, New York
$77,090
170
73 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$77,010
2,120
74 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$76,810
240
75 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$76,720
80
76 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$76,460
330
77 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$76,250
280
78 Columbus, Ohio
$75,910
180
79 Columbia, Missouri
$75,880
150
80 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$75,690
40
81 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$75,600
n/a
82 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$75,470
480
83 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$75,470
250
84 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$75,150
510
85 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$74,960
70
86 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$74,930
40
87 Camden, New Jersey
$74,880
150
88 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$74,810
50
89 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$74,650
130
90 St Cloud, Minnesota
$74,540
60
91 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$74,440
130
92 Erie, Pennsylvania
$74,400
80
93 St Louis, Missouri
$74,360
230
94 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$74,280
180
95 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$74,140
90
96 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$74,110
450
97 Lincoln, Nebraska
$74,050
60
98 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$74,000
130
99 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$73,840
430
100 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$73,700
70
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