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Highest Paying Cities for Other Teachers and Instructors

The top 100 highest paying cities for other teachers and instructors (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 other teachers and instructors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $97,680, Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland is the highest paying city for other teachers and instructors. It is followed by St Marys County, Maryland (average annual salary $91,490). 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 other teachers and instructors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Teachers and Instructors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$97,680
1,390
2 St Marys County, Maryland
$91,490
100
3 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$88,520
200
4 Chico, California
$80,550
n/a
5 Fairbanks, Alaska
$73,540
60
6 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$73,510
140
7 Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$73,390
400
8 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$73,140
470
9 Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$73,050
180
10 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$73,000
200
11 Amarillo, Texas
$72,590
30
12 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$72,430
90
13 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$71,360
260
14 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$68,870
1,190
15 Salisbury, Maryland
$68,810
40
16 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$68,770
1,610
17 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$67,470
180
18 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$67,160
110
19 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$66,950
100
20 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$66,720
1,930
21 Battle Creek, Michigan
$66,380
n/a
22 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$66,220
110
23 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$65,810
60
24 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$65,260
160
25 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$64,920
4,140
26 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$64,490
520
27 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$64,450
1,090
28 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$64,180
8,590
29 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$64,130
170
30 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$63,980
2,300
31 Cumberland, West Virginia
$63,840
40
32 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$63,800
70
33 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$63,590
270
34 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$63,540
2,610
35 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$63,530
4,450
36 Lawton, Oklahoma
$63,140
210
37 Yakima, Washington
$63,140
100
38 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$63,130
130
39 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$63,130
360
40 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$63,060
840
41 Salinas, California
$63,050
n/a
42 Bismarck, North Dakota
$62,950
330
43 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$62,950
160
44 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$62,940
4,640
45 Anchorage, Alaska
$62,480
300
46 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$62,290
7,010
47 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$61,900
620
48 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$61,680
290
49 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$61,340
290
50 Salem, Oregon
$61,200
280
51 Topeka, Kansas
$61,120
30
52 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$61,080
2,370
53 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$61,040
600
54 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$60,550
100
55 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$60,200
150
56 Glens Falls, New York
$59,850
40
57 Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$59,810
70
58 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$59,650
910
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$59,270
8,670
60 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$58,950
30
61 Corvallis, Oregon
$58,650
n/a
62 Warner Robins, Georgia
$58,520
210
63 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$58,510
350
64 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$58,240
300
65 Rochester, New York
$57,860
950
66 Kingston, New York
$57,840
30
67 Waterbury, Connecticut
$57,760
n/a
68 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$57,410
230
69 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$57,410
60
70 Danbury, Connecticut
$57,100
110
71 Richmond, Virginia
$56,950
1,160
72 Wichita Falls, Texas
$56,940
270
73 Greeley, Colorado
$56,490
80
74 New Haven, Connecticut
$56,350
240
75 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$56,280
30
76 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$56,170
340
77 Merced, California
$56,160
130
78 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$55,880
40
79 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$55,820
7,280
80 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$55,690
40
81 Columbia, South Carolina
$55,350
210
82 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$55,200
60
83 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$55,010
2,210
84 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$55,000
750
85 Savannah, Georgia
$54,860
250
86 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$54,760
120
87 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$54,630
40
88 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$54,390
300
89 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$54,320
440
90 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$54,300
150
91 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$54,070
n/a
92 Tacoma, Washington
$54,010
250
93 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$53,870
110
94 Spokane, Washington
$53,820
280
95 San Angelo, Texas
$53,780
90
96 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$53,780
890
97 Utica-Rome, New York
$53,750
160
98 Albany, Georgia
$53,730
n/a
99 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$53,720
50
100 Dover, Delaware
$53,690
60
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