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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 $113,590, Nevada is the highest paying state for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $109,930). 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 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 Nevada
$113,590
$65,270 60
2 Maryland
$109,930
$36,290 100
3 Massachusetts
$109,240
$61,820 340
4 New Jersey
$105,840
$61,570 90
5 Louisiana
$100,370
$69,440 40
6 New York
$96,930
$53,240 850
7 Oregon
$95,770
$56,930 170
8 Texas
$94,410
$38,400 960
9 California
$93,980
$45,690 1,350
10 Ohio
$92,970
$53,230 320
11 Georgia
$92,730
$40,760 100
12 Utah
$92,170
$57,400 170
13 Minnesota
$90,280
$52,730 80
14 Michigan
$90,210
$56,140 200
15 Wyoming
$88,640
$59,160 40
16 Colorado
$88,480
$35,430 390
17 New Hampshire
$88,420
$60,140 100
18 North Dakota
$87,830
$47,680 50
19 Virginia
$87,150
$41,040 480
20 Idaho
$87,100
$47,990 60
21 Indiana
$85,800
$55,020 130
22 Pennsylvania
$84,920
$41,530 980
23 Florida
$84,450
$45,260 280
24 Washington
$83,620
$45,010 390
25 Arizona
$82,590
$54,700 650
26 North Carolina
$79,930
$48,110 350
27 Alabama
$78,440
$47,330 60
28 Missouri
$78,440
$42,820 40
29 Iowa
$77,170
$47,380 50
30 Oklahoma
$76,950
$44,560 90
31 Kansas
$76,240
$50,340 100
32 South Dakota
$75,300
$58,470 30
33 Wisconsin
$74,690
$51,190 210
34 Maine
$74,170
$43,590 200
35 Illinois
$73,650
$47,940 210
36 New Mexico
$73,340
$51,210 50
37 Connecticut
$72,230
$36,960 60
38 Nebraska
$69,860
$38,130 50
39 Mississippi
$65,870
$42,110 40
40 Montana
$65,800
$49,780 90
41 Tennessee
$63,530
$38,440 80
42 South Carolina
$63,190
$34,370 110
43 Arkansas
$61,290
$41,510 60
44 Vermont
$57,470
$44,040 40
45 Kentucky
$55,250
$40,940 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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