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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences 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 atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $106,190, Massachusetts is the highest paying state for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $105,840). 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 atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Massachusetts
$106,190
$61,100 320
2 New Jersey
$105,840
$61,570 90
3 Maryland
$100,300
$40,710 100
4 Indiana
$98,040
$54,820 120
5 Oregon
$95,140
$55,550 90
6 Louisiana
$94,820
$47,590 40
7 New York
$93,670
$46,410 880
8 Texas
$91,170
$36,930 1,060
9 Michigan
$90,210
$56,140 170
10 Virginia
$89,000
$40,770 310
11 North Carolina
$88,530
$49,200 280
12 Ohio
$87,510
$48,040 280
13 California
$87,140
$44,800 1,530
14 Tennessee
$86,680
$51,010 90
15 Wyoming
$86,230
$56,500 50
16 New Hampshire
$85,850
$57,120 110
17 Wisconsin
$85,780
$48,320 350
18 North Dakota
$85,030
$52,560 70
19 Colorado
$84,850
$36,460 370
20 Kentucky
$83,480
$42,840 50
21 Arizona
$80,810
$52,470 650
22 Washington
$78,120
$43,430 420
23 Minnesota
$77,820
$43,180 80
24 Idaho
$77,210
$42,430 90
25 Iowa
$77,170
$47,380 50
26 Pennsylvania
$76,900
$36,690 1,030
27 Florida
$76,460
$45,800 330
28 Alabama
$76,000
$44,960 60
29 Maine
$75,650
$39,760 250
30 Arkansas
$74,230
$37,870 30
31 Missouri
$72,770
$41,610 50
32 Connecticut
$71,540
$40,960 130
33 Nebraska
$69,860
$38,130 50
34 Kansas
$67,690
$38,930 60
35 Montana
$65,800
$49,780 90
36 Georgia
$64,870
$38,040 100
37 Mississippi
$64,490
$41,230 40
38 South Carolina
$63,190
$34,370 110
39 Illinois
$60,280
$35,440 160
40 Oklahoma
$45,880
$36,120 50

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in those states is not available at this time.

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