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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 $46,130, Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon is the highest paying city for substitute teachers. It is followed by Eugene-Springfield, Oregon (average annual salary $46,060). 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 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 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$46,130
150
2 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$46,060
1,010
3 Anchorage, Alaska
$45,590
480
4 Salem, Oregon
$45,280
680
5 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$44,830
640
6 Medford, Oregon
$44,730
350
7 Bend, Oregon
$44,660
400
8 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$44,650
8,150
9 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$44,500
490
10 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$44,020
450
11 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$43,780
4,420
12 Corvallis, Oregon
$43,760
270
13 Redding, California
$43,620
730
14 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$43,260
70
15 Honolulu, Hawaii
$42,990
4,310
16 Longview, Washington
$42,800
270
17 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$42,090
5,500
18 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$41,840
5,710
19 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$40,750
23,930
20 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$40,470
16,690
21 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$39,860
8,300
22 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$39,840
2,290
23 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$39,810
7,150
24 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$38,940
23,380
25 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$38,710
16,340
26 Visalia-Porterville, California
$38,560
2,800
27 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$38,480
1,360
28 Stockton, California
$38,340
3,730
29 Binghamton, New York
$38,140
1,160
30 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$37,730
730
31 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$37,660
3,750
32 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$37,450
520
33 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$37,210
6,570
34 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$37,160
6,930
35 Yakima, Washington
$36,920
770
36 Modesto, California
$36,910
1,800
37 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$36,830
430
38 Chico, California
$36,760
n/a
39 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$36,730
430
40 Yuba City, California
$36,630
810
41 Merced, California
$36,570
1,350
42 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$36,550
860
43 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$36,410
310
44 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$36,350
10,450
45 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$36,350
8,500
46 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$36,330
2,330
47 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$36,320
430
48 Appleton, Wisconsin
$36,250
300
49 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$36,250
690
50 Salinas, California
$36,210
1,440
51 Napa, California
$36,200
370
52 Fresno, California
$36,180
2,420
53 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$36,120
4,730
54 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$35,760
1,030
55 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$35,750
630
56 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$35,660
330
57 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$35,650
430
58 Tacoma, Washington
$35,640
1,660
59 El Centro, California
$35,610
270
60 Olympia, Washington
$35,530
370
61 Lincoln, Nebraska
$35,400
90
62 Salt Lake City, Utah
$35,320
1,750
63 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$35,220
7,840
64 Duluth, Wisconsin
$35,130
220
65 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$35,080
2,380
66 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$34,980
330
67 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$34,520
50
68 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$34,460
2,320
69 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$34,450
320
70 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$34,430
660
71 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$34,150
2,830
72 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$34,000
13,990
73 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$33,880
14,990
74 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$33,860
140
75 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$33,770
190
76 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$33,580
970
77 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$33,300
300
78 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$33,280
1,450
79 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$33,260
2,100
80 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$33,220
200
81 Ithaca, New York
$33,090
310
82 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$33,090
580
83 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$32,940
300
84 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$32,790
200
85 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$32,710
190
86 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, Georgia
$32,620
240
87 Framingham, Massachusetts
$32,620
290
88 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$32,560
15,890
89 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$32,410
130
90 St Cloud, Minnesota
$32,180
60
91 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$32,020
500
92 Danbury, Connecticut
$31,920
600
93 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$31,570
380
94 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$31,430
3,200
95 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$31,400
36,960
96 Spokane, Washington
$31,320
1,240
97 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$31,190
920
98 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$31,130
11,300
99 Camden, New Jersey
$30,940
7,420
100 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$30,910
260
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