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Highest Paying Cities for Preschool Special Education Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for preschool 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 preschool special education teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $88,550, Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York is the highest paying city for preschool special education teachers. It is followed by Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut (average annual salary $85,310). 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 preschool special education teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$88,550
210
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$85,310
70
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$81,890
260
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$80,380
630
5 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$79,620
100
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$76,830
n/a
7 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$74,440
220
8 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$73,540
220
9 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$72,150
640
10 Dayton, Ohio
$71,370
70
11 Camden, New Jersey
$70,950
210
12 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$69,910
90
13 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$69,140
n/a
14 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$68,800
n/a
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$67,870
3,120
16 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$67,520
880
17 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$67,240
150
18 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$66,570
90
19 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$66,020
970
20 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$65,680
280
21 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$65,130
800
22 Tacoma, Washington
$64,910
80
23 Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$63,880
n/a
24 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$63,750
820
25 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$63,090
280
26 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$62,980
80
27 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$62,750
130
28 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$62,650
600
29 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$62,610
670
30 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$62,500
190
31 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$60,710
280
32 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$58,160
250
33 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$57,480
370
34 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$57,360
260
35 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$57,340
170
36 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$56,180
130
37 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$55,970
120
38 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$55,670
140
39 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$55,580
40
40 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$55,570
2,670
41 Honolulu, Hawaii
$55,220
190
42 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$55,140
620
43 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$55,010
50
44 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$54,880
40
45 Kansas City, Missouri
$54,380
90
46 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$54,370
60
47 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$53,500
70
48 Syracuse, New York
$53,270
250
49 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$53,030
60
50 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$52,020
410
51 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$51,540
140
52 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$51,350
30
53 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$50,860
30
54 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$50,800
30
55 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$50,690
360
56 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$50,260
320
57 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$49,900
50
58 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$49,690
300
59 Memphis, Tennessee
$49,660
50
60 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$49,180
230
61 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$49,150
30
62 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$48,730
180
63 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$48,630
210
64 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$48,470
330
65 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$48,450
100
66 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$48,110
580
67 Framingham, Massachusetts
$48,090
110
68 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$47,610
430
69 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$47,490
90
70 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$47,360
200
71 Rochester, New York
$47,070
90
72 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$46,310
40
73 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$45,610
320
74 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$45,120
100
75 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$45,050
30
76 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$43,620
80
77 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$43,340
60
78 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$41,720
70
79 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$40,970
60
80 Worcester, Massachusetts
$39,940
150
81 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$39,930
110
82 Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$39,100
50
83 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$38,470
120
84 Tucson, Arizona
$38,230
30
85 East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$37,560
60
86 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$37,110
40
87 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$36,970
n/a
88 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$36,880
40
89 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$36,870
220
90 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$36,360
590
91 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$35,880
n/a
92 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$34,630
60
93 Columbus, Ohio
$34,610
100
94 St Louis, Missouri
$33,000
310
95 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$30,330
n/a
96 Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$29,500
30
97 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$29,120
40
98 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$26,370
170
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