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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 $106,910, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education. It is followed by Fairbanks, Alaska (average annual salary $95,060). 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 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
$106,910
12,730
2 Fairbanks, Alaska
$95,060
280
3 Anchorage, Alaska
$92,020
980
4 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$88,610
7,460
5 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$88,460
240
6 Kingston, New York
$88,410
420
7 Danbury, Connecticut
$86,850
780
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$85,640
3,770
9 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$85,010
66,110
10 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$84,850
410
11 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$83,630
750
12 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$83,020
6,740
13 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$82,870
150
14 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$82,670
42,350
15 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$82,430
2,970
16 El Centro, California
$82,200
470
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$81,850
41,150
18 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$81,580
1,280
19 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$81,490
2,920
20 Salinas, California
$80,730
890
21 New Haven, Connecticut
$80,420
2,120
22 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, USA
$80,260
380
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$80,260
33,690
24 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$79,850
1,160
25 Peabody, Massachusetts
$79,380
570
26 Waterbury, Connecticut
$79,260
940
27 Fresno, California
$79,190
3,340
28 Salem, Oregon
$79,070
1,080
29 Rockford, Illinois
$78,890
1,390
30 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$78,560
3,250
31 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$77,990
34,160
32 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$77,400
7,570
33 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$77,380
590
34 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$77,350
1,100
35 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$77,090
510
36 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$76,810
10,560
37 Ocean City, New Jersey
$76,700
310
38 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$76,610
11,240
39 Brunswick, Georgia
$76,320
370
40 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$76,310
11,620
41 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$76,200
3,020
42 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$75,960
10,450
43 Springfield, Massachusetts
$75,930
2,680
44 Framingham, Massachusetts
$75,790
1,360
45 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$75,700
300
46 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$75,490
6,440
47 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$75,250
5,050
48 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$75,090
4,070
49 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$74,850
1,610
50 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$74,830
20,560
51 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$74,800
32,650
52 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$74,750
16,490
53 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$74,470
18,530
54 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$74,420
9,750
55 Modesto, California
$74,350
1,680
56 Yuba City, California
$74,230
460
57 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$74,020
850
58 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$74,010
990
59 Stockton, California
$73,950
1,590
60 Elmira, New York
$73,850
260
61 Chico, California
$73,720
340
62 Visalia-Porterville, California
$72,400
1,180
63 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$72,360
21,930
64 Worcester, Massachusetts
$72,220
2,790
65 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$72,190
6,210
66 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$72,160
9,580
67 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$72,110
690
68 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$72,050
8,190
69 Syracuse, New York
$71,960
2,310
70 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$71,930
570
71 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$71,890
420
72 Camden, New Jersey
$71,800
3,250
73 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$71,540
810
74 East Stroudsburg, USA
$71,460
170
75 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$71,340
100
76 California-Lexington Park, USA
$71,090
n/a
77 San Rafael, USA
$70,880
660
78 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$70,860
1,410
79 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$70,790
4,160
80 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$70,790
1,970
81 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$70,700
710
82 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$70,440
3,660
83 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$70,130
800
84 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$70,070
n/a
85 Bellingham, Washington
$69,820
350
86 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$69,690
5,190
87 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$69,670
1,030
88 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$69,660
450
89 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$69,480
4,080
90 Merced, California
$69,480
670
91 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$69,420
4,660
92 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$69,280
230
93 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$69,260
610
94 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$69,130
630
95 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$68,750
31,310
96 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$68,560
790
97 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$68,500
770
98 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$68,430
8,330
99 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$68,330
4,080
100 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$68,270
22,180
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