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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Sociology Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary sociology 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 sociology teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $137,790, Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island is the highest paying city for postsecondary sociology teachers. It is followed by Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California (average annual salary $118,740). 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 sociology teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$137,790
120
2 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$118,740
80
3 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$111,650
90
4 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$108,480
100
5 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$104,300
40
6 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$97,220
50
7 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$95,830
80
8 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$94,360
40
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$93,160
100
10 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$92,820
40
11 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$92,060
60
12 New Haven, Connecticut
$91,500
40
13 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$90,730
90
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$90,530
340
15 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$90,000
140
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$89,320
230
17 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$86,670
60
18 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$86,570
990
19 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$86,400
40
20 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$86,150
130
21 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$86,040
70
22 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$84,700
60
23 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$84,650
40
24 Madison, Wisconsin
$84,030
80
25 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$83,050
120
26 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$83,040
70
27 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$82,860
1,150
28 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$81,610
120
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$80,900
270
30 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$80,890
50
31 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$80,040
50
32 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$78,210
400
33 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$77,700
30
34 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$77,170
40
35 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$76,660
200
36 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$76,220
30
37 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$76,050
90
38 Syracuse, New York
$75,780
70
39 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$75,070
220
40 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$74,830
40
41 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$74,410
30
42 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$73,290
130
43 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$73,120
100
44 Springfield, Massachusetts
$72,860
100
45 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$72,460
30
46 Columbus, Ohio
$72,310
120
47 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$71,650
210
48 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$71,590
220
49 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$71,030
110
50 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$70,960
40
51 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$70,850
80
52 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$70,520
740
53 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$70,510
80
54 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$70,420
150
55 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$70,280
520
56 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$70,150
70
57 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$70,080
210
58 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$69,910
40
59 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$69,890
170
60 Duluth, Wisconsin
$69,780
50
61 Honolulu, Hawaii
$69,010
130
62 Lincoln, Nebraska
$68,770
50
63 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$68,690
90
64 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$68,450
250
65 Dayton, Ohio
$68,280
80
66 Reading, Pennsylvania
$68,020
30
67 Columbia, South Carolina
$67,970
40
68 Rochester, New York
$67,930
70
69 Salisbury, Maryland
$67,770
60
70 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$67,760
30
71 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$67,070
300
72 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$66,890
130
73 Asheville, North Carolina
$66,870
50
74 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$66,270
n/a
75 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$65,940
50
76 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$65,880
50
77 St Louis, Missouri
$65,350
30
78 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$64,190
130
79 Worcester, Massachusetts
$64,080
90
80 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$63,020
280
81 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$62,880
80
82 Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$62,810
60
83 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$62,780
60
84 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$62,490
160
85 Wilmington, North Carolina
$62,390
40
86 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$62,370
30
87 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$62,180
40
88 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$61,890
100
89 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$61,790
90
90 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$61,590
30
91 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$61,500
40
92 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$60,300
80
93 Kansas City, Missouri
$59,350
50
94 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$59,330
90
95 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$58,880
30
96 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$56,930
80
97 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$56,570
120
98 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$56,070
n/a
99 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$55,790
50
100 Memphis, Tennessee
$55,590
70
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