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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Social Work Teachers

The top 54 highest paying cities for postsecondary social work 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 social work teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $124,420, Richmond, Virginia is the highest paying city for postsecondary social work teachers. It is followed by Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida (average annual salary $92,620). 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 social work teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 54 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Social Work Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Richmond, Virginia
$124,420
120
2 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$92,620
130
3 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$87,720
n/a
4 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$86,550
70
5 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$82,670
60
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$79,900
1,790
7 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$76,350
30
8 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$73,690
60
9 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$72,770
130
10 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$70,040
60
11 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$69,590
50
12 New Haven, Connecticut
$69,490
70
13 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$69,000
60
14 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$68,190
40
15 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$68,110
340
16 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$67,910
100
17 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$67,650
100
18 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$66,590
140
19 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$65,960
400
20 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$65,030
300
21 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$63,260
60
22 Syracuse, New York
$62,960
40
23 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$62,400
30
24 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$62,240
170
25 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$61,930
60
26 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$61,750
150
27 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$61,640
200
28 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$61,300
40
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$61,030
280
30 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$60,870
180
31 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$59,890
150
32 Columbia, South Carolina
$59,880
90
33 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$59,860
850
34 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$59,560
40
35 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$59,290
40
36 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$59,190
260
37 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$58,600
90
38 Springfield, Massachusetts
$58,540
50
39 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$58,190
230
40 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$56,400
n/a
41 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$55,760
30
42 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$55,450
210
43 Columbus, Ohio
$55,210
130
44 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$53,970
90
45 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$53,160
40
46 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$52,070
50
47 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$52,050
30
48 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$51,410
250
49 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$51,250
80
50 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$49,290
50
51 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$48,230
360
52 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$44,360
70
53 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$39,240
n/a
54 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$36,080
40
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary social work teachers.