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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 $108,290, Massachusetts is the highest paying state for postsecondary business teachers. It is followed by California (average annual salary $103,820). 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 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 Massachusetts
$108,290
$45,890 3,060
2 California
$103,820
$47,160 5,320
3 Rhode Island
$102,520
$60,970 420
4 New Hampshire
$100,720
$60,880 500
5 Illinois
$96,690
$39,240 2,660
6 Michigan
$96,370
$40,860 2,270
7 North Dakota
$95,970
$47,450 190
8 Iowa
$93,400
$41,070 1,040
9 Maryland
$91,870
$43,400 970
10 District of Columbia
$91,130
$40,780 1,480
11 Hawaii
$90,390
$34,920 210
12 New Jersey
$88,150
$37,600 2,530
13 Texas
$87,340
$23,060 5,430
14 Alaska
$86,830
$45,980 350
15 Utah
$85,460
$43,060 910
16 Florida
$84,450
$45,380 3,510
17 Wisconsin
$84,370
$49,920 1,150
18 New Mexico
$80,290
$44,160 420
19 New York
$80,230
$36,690 8,560
20 Kentucky
$78,130
$39,470 780
21 Mississippi
$77,820
$38,920 570
22 Indiana
$76,470
$34,570 2,300
23 Alabama
$76,040
$35,530 1,020
24 Nevada
$73,780
$34,990 300
25 Idaho
$73,680
$31,140 260
26 Colorado
$73,420
$29,010 1,680
27 Connecticut
$73,030
$23,600 1,690
28 Arizona
$73,000
$35,470 1,270
29 Oregon
$72,880
$48,760 480
30 Nebraska
$71,350
$44,170 610
31 Maine
$70,810
$40,600 270
32 South Carolina
$70,210
$28,470 1,380
33 Minnesota
$70,200
$37,610 1,510
34 Montana
$69,640
$20,080 170
35 North Carolina
$68,910
$41,230 2,920
36 Wyoming
$68,040
$42,940 140
37 Ohio
$67,730
$23,070 4,450
38 Missouri
$67,620
$25,080 1,320
39 Pennsylvania
$67,300
$32,820 5,980
40 West Virginia
$65,940
$22,120 560
41 Georgia
$63,230
$40,720 2,490
42 Arkansas
$63,200
$33,080 620
43 Washington
$61,070
$42,050 1,400
44 Tennessee
$60,360
$19,080 2,020
45 Virginia
$59,370
$29,850 2,560
46 South Dakota
$58,390
$43,320 290
47 Vermont
$57,130
$34,600 190
48 Louisiana
$53,510
$39,710 1,040
49 Puerto Rico
$52,150
$27,770 1,140
50 Oklahoma
$51,110
$27,740 1,010
51 Kansas
$50,840
$27,960 340
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