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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 $126,520, Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina 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 2018 [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 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$126,520
110
2 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$118,740
80
3 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$118,390
60
4 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$117,450
80
5 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$108,840
50
6 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$103,870
110
7 Urban Honolulu, USA
$100,010
70
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$97,500
220
9 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$97,220
50
10 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$96,360
40
11 Madison, Wisconsin
$95,610
50
12 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$95,190
40
13 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$94,720
50
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$94,660
240
15 Bloomington, USA
$94,390
40
16 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$94,360
40
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$94,040
400
18 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$93,160
100
19 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$92,060
60
20 New Haven, Connecticut
$91,500
40
21 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$91,470
50
22 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$91,120
40
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$90,530
340
24 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$90,100
80
25 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$89,930
50
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$89,320
290
27 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$88,460
80
28 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$87,540
40
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$86,570
990
30 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$86,400
40
31 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$86,010
40
32 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$85,960
120
33 Ithaca, New York
$85,400
80
34 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$84,700
60
35 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$83,160
130
36 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$83,040
70
37 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$81,610
120
38 Springfield, Massachusetts
$80,860
160
39 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$80,720
840
40 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$80,650
260
41 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$80,550
110
42 Toledo, Ohio
$80,330
50
43 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$80,040
50
44 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$79,240
140
45 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$78,800
130
46 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$78,400
370
47 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$78,220
1,140
48 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$78,190
320
49 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$77,700
30
50 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$77,610
40
51 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$77,470
180
52 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$77,170
40
53 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$76,790
80
54 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$76,220
30
55 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$76,050
90
56 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$75,970
530
57 Wilmington, New Jersey
$75,120
60
58 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$75,070
50
59 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$74,830
40
60 Syracuse, New York
$74,480
60
61 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$74,410
40
62 Columbia, Missouri
$74,270
40
63 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$74,080
30
64 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$74,010
n/a
65 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$73,760
80
66 Columbus, Ohio
$73,710
110
67 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$73,490
50
68 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$73,390
310
69 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$73,320
100
70 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$73,180
30
71 Camden, New Jersey
$73,160
70
72 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$73,120
90
73 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$73,050
110
74 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$72,760
50
75 Worcester, Massachusetts
$72,730
80
76 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$72,730
60
77 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$72,470
250
78 Duluth, Wisconsin
$72,330
40
79 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$71,620
30
80 Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
$71,440
50
81 Manhattan, Kansas
$71,230
60
82 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$70,960
40
83 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$70,780
80
84 Richmond, Virginia
$70,770
60
85 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$70,710
50
86 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$70,700
70
87 Waco, Texas
$70,510
40
88 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$70,510
100
89 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$70,220
50
90 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$70,080
170
91 Savannah, Georgia
$69,930
40
92 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$69,440
n/a
93 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$69,220
70
94 Honolulu, Hawaii
$69,010
130
95 Lincoln, Nebraska
$68,950
50
96 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$68,820
150
97 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$68,710
160
98 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$68,600
30
99 Dayton, Ohio
$68,280
90
100 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$68,020
60
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