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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies 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 recreation and fitness studies teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $129,990, Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California is the highest paying city for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers. It is followed by Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California (average annual salary $115,950). 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 recreation and fitness studies teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$129,990
290
2 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$115,950
240
3 Fresno, California
$95,320
70
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$94,300
1,010
5 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$89,940
50
6 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$83,530
750
7 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$82,810
110
8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$81,190
100
9 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$79,880
50
10 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$79,860
160
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$79,260
310
12 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$78,700
80
13 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$76,960
130
14 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$76,440
60
15 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$75,940
500
16 Provo-Orem, Utah
$75,120
130
17 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$74,810
100
18 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$72,760
1,040
19 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$71,630
50
20 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$71,300
30
21 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$69,550
50
22 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$68,780
60
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$68,300
150
24 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$67,820
90
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$67,650
300
26 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$67,060
30
27 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$66,190
60
28 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$66,060
90
29 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$65,990
40
30 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$64,010
230
31 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$63,730
30
32 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$63,640
30
33 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$63,590
n/a
34 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$63,540
90
35 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$63,430
220
36 Asheville, North Carolina
$63,310
60
37 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$63,310
50
38 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$62,180
90
39 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$61,160
140
40 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$59,570
70
41 Columbus, Ohio
$59,570
80
42 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$59,350
40
43 Springfield, Massachusetts
$59,290
90
44 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$59,250
60
45 Rochester, New York
$58,590
120
46 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$58,410
180
47 Knoxville, Tennessee
$58,320
40
48 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$58,270
130
49 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$58,090
150
50 Salem, Oregon
$57,860
50
51 Duluth, Wisconsin
$57,790
40
52 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$57,550
50
53 Syracuse, New York
$57,550
70
54 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$57,350
440
55 St Louis, Missouri
$57,320
70
56 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$56,830
40
57 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$56,440
130
58 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$55,450
120
59 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$55,400
230
60 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$55,030
60
61 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$54,530
40
62 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$54,440
30
63 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$53,990
50
64 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$53,600
110
65 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$52,620
100
66 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$52,370
70
67 Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$52,030
40
68 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$51,730
60
69 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$51,540
40
70 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$51,340
30
71 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$51,180
100
72 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$50,990
220
73 Tacoma, Washington
$50,710
50
74 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$50,420
100
75 Kansas City, Missouri
$50,250
30
76 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$50,140
190
77 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$49,930
140
78 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$49,750
40
79 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$49,600
360
80 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$49,200
40
81 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$49,170
340
82 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$48,980
130
83 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$48,540
n/a
84 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$48,270
30
85 Jacksonville, Florida
$47,960
50
86 Utica-Rome, New York
$46,360
90
87 Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$46,110
70
88 Spokane, Washington
$45,640
110
89 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$44,990
40
90 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$44,820
110
91 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$44,430
50
92 Bellingham, Washington
$41,450
n/a
93 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$41,400
70
94 Richmond, Virginia
$40,140
70
95 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$39,370
40
96 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$39,180
480
97 North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$39,010
30
98 Salisbury, Maryland
$38,760
50
99 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$38,690
80
100 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$37,950
100
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