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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 2017 [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 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$72,430
90
12 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$71,360
260
13 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$68,870
1,190
14 Salisbury, Maryland
$68,810
40
15 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$68,770
1,610
16 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$67,470
180
17 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$67,160
110
18 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$66,950
100
19 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$66,720
1,930
20 Battle Creek, Michigan
$66,380
n/a
21 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$66,220
110
22 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$65,810
60
23 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$65,260
160
24 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$64,920
4,140
25 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$64,490
520
26 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$64,450
1,090
27 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$64,180
8,590
28 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$64,130
170
29 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$63,980
2,300
30 Cumberland, West Virginia
$63,840
40
31 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$63,800
70
32 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$63,590
270
33 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$63,540
2,610
34 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$63,530
4,450
35 Lawton, Oklahoma
$63,140
210
36 Yakima, Washington
$63,140
100
37 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$63,130
130
38 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$63,130
360
39 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$63,060
840
40 Salinas, California
$63,050
n/a
41 Bismarck, North Dakota
$62,950
330
42 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$62,950
160
43 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$62,940
4,640
44 Anchorage, Alaska
$62,480
300
45 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$62,290
7,010
46 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$61,900
620
47 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$61,680
290
48 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$61,340
290
49 Salem, Oregon
$61,200
280
50 Topeka, Kansas
$61,120
30
51 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$61,080
2,370
52 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$61,040
600
53 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$60,550
100
54 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$60,200
150
55 Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$59,810
70
56 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$59,650
910
57 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$59,270
8,670
58 Corvallis, Oregon
$58,650
n/a
59 Warner Robins, Georgia
$58,520
210
60 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$58,510
350
61 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$58,240
300
62 Rochester, New York
$57,860
950
63 Kingston, New York
$57,840
30
64 Waterbury, Connecticut
$57,760
n/a
65 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$57,410
60
66 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$57,410
230
67 Danbury, Connecticut
$57,100
110
68 Richmond, Virginia
$56,950
1,160
69 Greeley, Colorado
$56,490
80
70 New Haven, Connecticut
$56,350
240
71 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$56,280
30
72 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$56,170
340
73 Merced, California
$56,160
130
74 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$55,820
7,280
75 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$55,690
40
76 Columbia, South Carolina
$55,350
210
77 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$55,200
60
78 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$55,010
2,210
79 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$55,000
750
80 Savannah, Georgia
$54,860
250
81 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$54,760
120
82 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$54,630
40
83 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$54,390
300
84 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$54,320
440
85 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$54,300
150
86 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$54,070
n/a
87 Tacoma, Washington
$54,010
250
88 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$53,870
110
89 Spokane, Washington
$53,820
280
90 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$53,780
890
91 San Angelo, Texas
$53,780
90
92 Utica-Rome, New York
$53,750
160
93 Albany, Georgia
$53,730
n/a
94 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$53,720
50
95 Dover, Delaware
$53,690
60
96 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$53,580
1,570
97 Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$53,410
280
98 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$53,410
90
99 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$53,300
180
100 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$53,210
140
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