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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary vocational 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 postsecondary vocational education teachers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $96,480, Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa is the highest paying city for postsecondary vocational education teachers. It is followed by Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York (average annual salary $84,440). 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 postsecondary vocational education teachers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$96,480
420
2 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$84,440
540
3 Williamsport, Pennsylvania
$81,520
220
4 Chico, California
$80,380
n/a
5 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$79,160
140
6 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$77,430
50
7 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$76,880
60
8 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$76,680
70
9 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$76,460
110
10 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$73,610
1,860
11 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$71,960
40
12 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$71,900
1,030
13 Evansville, Kentucky
$70,890
110
14 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$68,850
50
15 Terre Haute, Indiana
$68,800
110
16 Syracuse, New York
$68,460
140
17 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$68,030
90
18 Anchorage, Alaska
$67,330
190
19 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$66,710
2,800
20 Wilmington, New Jersey
$66,560
200
21 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$66,560
1,020
22 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$66,450
460
23 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$66,380
50
24 Binghamton, New York
$65,930
40
25 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$65,390
780
26 Salinas, California
$64,950
140
27 Lafayette, Indiana
$64,730
70
28 Stockton, California
$64,730
150
29 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$64,710
130
30 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$64,490
70
31 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$64,390
2,740
32 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$63,740
50
33 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$63,400
250
34 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$63,300
4,220
35 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$62,030
1,060
36 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$61,900
1,050
37 Erie, Pennsylvania
$61,890
50
38 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$61,790
70
39 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$61,210
280
40 Madison, Wisconsin
$61,120
410
41 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$61,120
250
42 Cumberland, West Virginia
$60,900
40
43 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$60,890
40
44 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$60,760
160
45 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$60,760
220
46 Roanoke, Virginia
$60,610
90
47 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$60,390
n/a
48 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$60,390
80
49 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$59,980
120
50 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$59,770
150
51 Prescott, Arizona
$59,630
110
52 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$59,590
110
53 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$59,490
50
54 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$59,290
440
55 Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$59,050
60
56 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$59,010
1,810
57 Wichita, Kansas
$58,980
290
58 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$58,550
260
59 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$58,500
690
60 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$58,420
390
61 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$58,300
180
62 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$58,280
910
63 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$58,240
60
64 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$58,210
480
65 Bellingham, Washington
$58,160
190
66 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$58,140
290
67 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$57,670
1,650
68 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$57,230
60
69 Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$57,230
100
70 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$57,160
50
71 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$57,140
80
72 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$57,000
2,330
73 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$56,920
2,790
74 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$56,900
130
75 Bend, Oregon
$56,690
70
76 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$56,650
290
77 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$56,630
110
78 Tacoma, Washington
$56,610
460
79 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$56,260
60
80 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$56,140
430
81 Danville, Virginia
$55,920
50
82 Charleston, West Virginia
$55,870
140
83 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$55,770
2,710
84 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$55,760
180
85 Spokane, Washington
$55,750
300
86 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$55,520
3,530
87 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$55,420
670
88 Honolulu, Hawaii
$55,390
520
89 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$55,360
1,710
90 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$55,260
120
91 Olympia, Washington
$55,140
130
92 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$55,080
80
93 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$54,980
630
94 Tucson, Arizona
$54,840
420
95 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$54,750
140
96 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$54,690
120
97 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$54,580
40
98 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$54,520
1,120
99 Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$54,480
40
100 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$54,370
80
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary vocational education teachers.