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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Business Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary business 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 business teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $111,310, California is the highest paying state for postsecondary business teachers. It is followed by Rhode Island (average annual salary $110,200). 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 business teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Business Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$111,310
$47,070 4,860
2 Rhode Island
$110,200
$68,260 390
3 Massachusetts
$103,170
$45,320 4,050
4 Maryland
$103,010
$44,910 970
5 Iowa
$100,700
$47,240 1,060
6 New Hampshire
$98,220
$52,510 590
7 Michigan
$96,820
$33,000 2,090
8 New Jersey
$94,140
$41,970 2,490
9 District of Columbia
$94,130
$43,050 1,590
10 Illinois
$89,570
$39,550 3,520
11 Alaska
$89,210
$48,090 400
12 Texas
$89,190
$25,840 5,240
13 North Dakota
$87,970
$44,900 160
14 Wisconsin
$87,010
$53,320 1,280
15 Utah
$86,380
$43,480 880
16 Mississippi
$82,630
$39,950 530
17 Ohio
$82,030
$28,610 3,730
18 Florida
$81,330
$41,150 3,290
19 New Mexico
$80,600
$48,830 270
20 Hawaii
$79,790
$32,370 300
21 New York
$79,660
$40,010 8,150
22 Connecticut
$79,220
$28,720 1,690
23 Missouri
$78,410
$41,410 1,070
24 Alabama
$78,370
$42,890 1,060
25 Arizona
$78,100
$41,510 1,090
26 Indiana
$76,470
$34,570 2,430
27 Delaware
$76,420
$39,940 420
28 Minnesota
$74,980
$39,550 1,410
29 Oregon
$74,220
$49,490 650
30 Idaho
$73,620
$27,140 380
31 Montana
$72,830
$18,770 180
32 Wyoming
$72,280
$43,330 150
33 South Carolina
$72,120
$21,310 1,150
34 Nebraska
$71,670
$46,700 610
35 North Carolina
$71,460
$42,320 3,480
36 Colorado
$70,970
$31,500 1,630
37 Kentucky
$70,240
$42,090 680
38 Pennsylvania
$69,830
$32,360 6,190
39 Tennessee
$68,500
$19,240 2,530
40 South Dakota
$67,580
$46,710 240
41 Kansas
$67,390
$26,730 590
42 Georgia
$65,840
$41,800 2,650
43 West Virginia
$65,340
$22,040 660
44 Washington
$63,160
$42,980 1,420
45 Arkansas
$61,050
$34,940 620
46 Nevada
$60,610
$33,760 360
47 Maine
$59,840
$40,540 340
48 Virginia
$59,370
$29,850 2,670
49 Louisiana
$58,480
$39,700 1,220
50 Vermont
$57,130
$34,600 190
51 Oklahoma
$56,840
$26,450 1,070
52 Puerto Rico
$53,030
$25,460 1,070
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