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Highest Paying Cities for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

The top 100 highest paying cities for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education (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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $104,630, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education. It is followed by Anchorage, Alaska (average annual salary $89,570). 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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$104,630
11,470
2 Anchorage, Alaska
$89,570
990
3 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$87,580
220
4 Kingston, New York
$86,470
410
5 Yuba City, California
$85,820
460
6 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$84,550
250
7 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$83,660
63,880
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$83,640
3,780
9 Danbury, Connecticut
$83,310
710
10 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$83,020
6,740
11 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$81,490
2,920
12 Fresno, California
$81,130
4,630
13 El Centro, California
$80,170
470
14 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$80,060
690
15 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$79,920
720
16 Rockford, Illinois
$79,090
1,450
17 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$78,410
4,230
18 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$77,990
34,160
19 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$77,500
490
20 New Haven, Connecticut
$77,370
2,200
21 Peabody, Massachusetts
$77,360
670
22 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$77,330
30,020
23 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$76,750
23,430
24 Salem, Oregon
$76,560
830
25 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$76,100
540
26 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$75,380
150
27 Waterbury, Connecticut
$75,110
980
28 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$75,050
10,960
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$74,800
32,650
30 Ocean City, New Jersey
$74,600
350
31 Salinas, California
$74,470
390
32 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$74,410
9,940
33 Framingham, Massachusetts
$73,890
1,210
34 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$73,590
10,960
35 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$73,440
2,900
36 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$73,310
780
37 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$73,310
15,670
38 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$73,080
19,560
39 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$72,920
4,600
40 Modesto, California
$72,880
1,560
41 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$72,880
17,880
42 Stockton, California
$72,690
1,160
43 Springfield, Massachusetts
$72,680
2,800
44 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$72,650
8,050
45 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$72,610
9,250
46 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$72,520
11,840
47 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$72,160
9,580
48 Visalia-Porterville, California
$72,150
1,350
49 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$72,040
32,300
50 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$71,820
1,170
51 Brunswick, Georgia
$71,620
230
52 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$71,510
870
53 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$71,460
310
54 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$70,920
5,990
55 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$70,910
1,530
56 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$70,820
1,160
57 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$70,700
1,370
58 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$70,440
400
59 Merced, California
$70,430
670
60 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$70,370
740
61 Camden, New Jersey
$70,330
3,200
62 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$70,070
n/a
63 Worcester, Massachusetts
$69,810
2,340
64 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$69,700
1,720
65 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$69,650
1,080
66 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$69,630
3,680
67 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$69,260
610
68 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$69,240
490
69 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$69,150
2,480
70 Syracuse, New York
$68,890
1,990
71 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$68,610
270
72 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$68,590
710
73 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$68,330
4,080
74 Bellingham, Washington
$68,330
330
75 Monroe, Michigan
$68,330
260
76 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$68,180
510
77 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$67,970
460
78 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$67,850
220
79 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$67,820
710
80 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$67,360
3,510
81 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$67,150
4,260
82 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$67,070
2,590
83 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$66,810
5,720
84 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$66,800
660
85 Reading, Pennsylvania
$66,600
930
86 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$66,510
21,920
87 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$66,460
450
88 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$66,310
5,200
89 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$65,950
6,660
90 Spokane, Washington
$65,820
1,080
91 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$65,820
290
92 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$65,790
490
93 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$65,740
4,850
94 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$65,670
510
95 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$65,590
4,380
96 Bend, Oregon
$65,550
110
97 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$65,320
3,070
98 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$65,310
470
99 Provo-Orem, Utah
$65,300
1,790
100 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$65,290
850
See also: Highest paying industries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education.