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Highest Paying Cities for Substitute Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for substitute 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 substitute teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $47,700, Anchorage, Alaska is the highest paying city for substitute teachers. It is followed by Urban Honolulu, USA (average annual salary $47,500). 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 substitute teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Substitute Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Anchorage, Alaska
$47,700
490
2 Urban Honolulu, USA
$47,500
2,000
3 Albany, USA
$47,290
460
4 Salem, Oregon
$46,130
620
5 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$45,670
660
6 Redding, California
$45,420
730
7 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$45,300
150
8 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$45,250
730
9 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$45,100
4,860
10 Medford, Oregon
$44,730
350
11 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$44,610
140
12 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$44,500
510
13 Fairbanks, Alaska
$44,320
410
14 Morgantown, West Virginia
$44,180
n/a
15 Bend, Oregon
$44,180
420
16 San Rafael, USA
$44,050
470
17 Corvallis, Oregon
$43,760
270
18 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$43,110
5,030
19 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$43,090
5,430
20 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$43,010
4,190
21 Honolulu, Hawaii
$42,990
4,310
22 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$42,600
110
23 El Centro, California
$42,480
280
24 Yakima, Washington
$42,340
790
25 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$42,150
8,940
26 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$40,860
7,180
27 Stockton, California
$40,710
3,330
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$40,640
22,940
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$40,470
16,690
30 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$40,380
430
31 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$40,280
3,430
32 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$40,210
80
33 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$40,190
2,080
34 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$40,040
3,440
35 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$39,900
610
36 Visalia-Porterville, California
$39,600
3,200
37 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$39,270
870
38 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$39,110
32,340
39 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$39,090
11,640
40 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$39,090
1,360
41 Binghamton, New York
$39,020
1,160
42 Longview, Washington
$38,970
170
43 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$38,940
23,380
44 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$38,820
670
45 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$38,710
16,340
46 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$38,230
7,350
47 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$38,200
5,710
48 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$38,140
3,830
49 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$38,040
460
50 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$37,940
2,340
51 Modesto, California
$37,750
1,670
52 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$37,720
8,000
53 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$37,680
430
54 Merced, California
$37,450
1,600
55 Salinas, California
$37,400
1,530
56 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$37,330
2,840
57 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$37,290
180
58 Yuba City, California
$37,200
490
59 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$37,190
9,400
60 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$37,160
520
61 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$37,160
1,570
62 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$36,920
2,450
63 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$36,840
350
64 Appleton, Wisconsin
$36,830
340
65 Chico, California
$36,760
530
66 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$36,680
660
67 Tacoma, Washington
$36,470
1,750
68 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$36,450
4,700
69 Fresno, California
$36,380
1,610
70 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$36,320
380
71 Napa, California
$36,200
370
72 Olympia, Washington
$36,140
430
73 Lincoln, Nebraska
$35,950
80
74 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$35,880
310
75 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$35,760
1,030
76 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$35,730
570
77 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$35,730
350
78 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$35,510
330
79 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$35,450
190
80 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$35,260
370
81 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$35,250
320
82 Duluth, Wisconsin
$35,240
220
83 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$35,220
7,840
84 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$35,050
n/a
85 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$34,960
800
86 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$34,650
110
87 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$34,580
800
88 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$34,520
50
89 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$34,450
300
90 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$34,440
17,490
91 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$34,080
19,570
92 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$34,060
1,030
93 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$34,000
210
94 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$33,900
3,180
95 Framingham, Massachusetts
$33,810
310
96 Spokane, Washington
$33,800
1,270
97 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$33,540
350
98 Racine, Wisconsin
$33,120
640
99 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$33,070
2,040
100 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$32,910
440
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