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Highest Paying Cities for Secondary School Special Education Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $98,670, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for secondary school special education teachers. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $90,660). 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 secondary school special education teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

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

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$98,670
2,420
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$90,660
120
3 Fresno, California
$87,960
360
4 Danbury, Connecticut
$87,210
130
5 Waterbury, Connecticut
$87,010
70
6 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$86,860
80
7 Kingston, New York
$83,910
90
8 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$82,960
1,220
9 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$82,680
680
10 Modesto, California
$82,630
70
11 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$80,610
16,620
12 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$80,090
550
13 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$79,140
270
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$78,970
1,050
15 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$78,890
2,560
16 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$78,450
700
17 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$77,720
640
18 Ocean City, New Jersey
$76,940
70
19 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$76,540
160
20 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$76,500
740
21 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$74,950
50
22 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$74,810
250
23 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$74,400
10,640
24 Merced, California
$73,710
n/a
25 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$73,420
300
26 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$73,350
80
27 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$73,270
2,780
28 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$72,880
3,560
29 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$72,830
30
30 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$72,750
60
31 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$72,700
90
32 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$72,600
110
33 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$72,020
680
34 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$71,790
1,640
35 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$71,540
180
36 Flint, Michigan
$71,530
80
37 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$71,170
1,750
38 St Cloud, Minnesota
$71,070
170
39 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$70,870
30
40 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$70,730
3,220
41 Visalia-Porterville, California
$70,650
170
42 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$70,610
3,650
43 Bend, Oregon
$70,360
40
44 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$70,330
90
45 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$70,100
3,430
46 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$70,090
1,230
47 Stockton, California
$70,070
200
48 Syracuse, New York
$70,000
300
49 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$69,950
490
50 Rockford, Illinois
$69,780
400
51 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$69,070
560
52 Camden, New Jersey
$69,000
730
53 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$68,880
730
54 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$68,730
240
55 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$68,710
940
56 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$68,560
520
57 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$68,410
50
58 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$68,330
110
59 Worcester, Massachusetts
$68,290
370
60 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$68,250
930
61 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$68,020
40
62 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$67,990
450
63 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$67,930
4,840
64 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$67,910
140
65 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$67,830
210
66 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$67,810
40
67 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$67,560
640
68 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$67,420
240
69 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$67,150
130
70 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,070
1,650
71 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$66,900
300
72 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$66,830
80
73 New Haven, Connecticut
$66,730
320
74 Tacoma, Washington
$66,510
220
75 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$66,480
2,040
76 Salem, Oregon
$66,390
100
77 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$66,330
130
78 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$66,320
3,140
79 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$66,020
100
80 State College, Pennsylvania
$65,920
60
81 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$65,910
70
82 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$65,780
90
83 Olympia, Washington
$65,440
80
84 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$65,360
160
85 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$65,210
240
86 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$64,630
970
87 Duluth, Wisconsin
$64,470
70
88 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$64,440
190
89 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$64,290
190
90 St Louis, Missouri
$64,210
1,150
91 Springfield, Massachusetts
$64,170
370
92 Muskegon-Norton Shores, Michigan
$64,140
60
93 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$64,080
2,020
94 Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
$64,070
40
95 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$64,020
750
96 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$63,510
90
97 Clarksville, Tennessee
$63,310
110
98 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$63,090
160
99 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$63,030
210
100 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$62,770
60
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