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Highest Paying Cities for Middle School Special Education Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for middle school special education 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 middle school special education teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $99,480, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for middle school special education teachers. It is followed by Napa, California (average annual salary $83,900). 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 middle school special education teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Middle School Special Education Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$99,480
1,810
2 Napa, California
$83,900
40
3 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$83,780
400
4 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$82,300
330
5 Kingston, New York
$80,960
120
6 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$79,610
60
7 Ocean City, New Jersey
$79,560
60
8 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$77,030
n/a
9 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$76,910
1,320
10 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$74,910
180
11 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$74,530
12,630
12 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$74,430
70
13 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$74,050
80
14 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$73,950
40
15 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$73,820
400
16 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$73,510
140
17 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$72,830
270
18 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$72,690
60
19 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$72,470
90
20 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$72,210
240
21 Wilmington, New Jersey
$72,210
100
22 New Haven, Connecticut
$71,950
170
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$71,690
2,190
24 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$71,640
2,230
25 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$70,960
330
26 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$70,690
80
27 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$70,610
140
28 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$70,460
120
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$70,210
8,000
30 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$70,070
110
31 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$69,970
340
32 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$69,780
30
33 Worcester, Massachusetts
$69,490
320
34 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$69,370
30
35 Bellingham, Washington
$68,950
50
36 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$68,790
450
37 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$68,610
340
38 Salem, Oregon
$68,570
130
39 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$68,470
3,850
40 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$68,430
50
41 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$68,320
40
42 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$68,150
1,450
43 Glens Falls, New York
$68,110
40
44 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$67,880
140
45 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$67,510
220
46 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$67,450
1,940
47 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$67,430
1,010
48 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$67,390
490
49 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$67,320
100
50 Flint, Michigan
$67,310
30
51 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$67,170
50
52 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$66,720
1,780
53 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$66,660
140
54 Stockton, California
$66,530
130
55 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$66,230
4,410
56 Syracuse, New York
$66,230
380
57 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$66,170
250
58 El Centro, California
$65,800
40
59 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$65,600
790
60 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$65,470
2,890
61 Springfield, Massachusetts
$65,430
380
62 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$65,410
110
63 Fresno, California
$65,400
270
64 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$65,390
280
65 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$65,270
970
66 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$65,050
40
67 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$65,000
680
68 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$64,990
1,120
69 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$64,970
150
70 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$64,850
430
71 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$64,840
50
72 Utica-Rome, New York
$64,840
160
73 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$64,820
210
74 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$64,810
60
75 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$64,610
130
76 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$64,510
40
77 Bend, Oregon
$64,460
70
78 Janesville, Wisconsin
$64,310
50
79 Tacoma, Washington
$64,150
160
80 Redding, California
$64,030
n/a
81 Springfield, Missouri
$63,870
120
82 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$63,860
n/a
83 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$63,860
90
84 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$63,720
30
85 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$63,600
100
86 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$63,560
1,570
87 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$63,510
550
88 Corpus Christi, Texas
$63,460
130
89 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$63,210
2,920
90 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$62,940
570
91 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$62,920
140
92 Camden, New Jersey
$62,620
1,230
93 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$62,580
120
94 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$62,520
410
95 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$62,510
230
96 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$62,460
50
97 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$62,110
70
98 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$61,890
40
99 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$61,710
110
100 Salisbury, Maryland
$61,550
110
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