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Highest Paying States for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

The highest paying states for career/technical education teachers, middle school (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 career/technical education teachers, middle school in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $91,020, Alaska is the highest paying state for career/technical education teachers, middle school. It is followed by Pennsylvania (average annual salary $75,560). 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 career/technical education teachers, middle school in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Alaska
$91,020
$69,430 70
2 Pennsylvania
$75,560
$41,340 420
3 New York
$74,590
$43,520 1,630
4 Connecticut
$72,570
$45,620 160
5 Maryland
$70,960
$43,010 240
6 Illinois
$69,750
$40,230 170
7 Ohio
$68,630
$44,790 250
8 Washington
$67,920
$44,670 440
9 Nebraska
$67,260
$41,090 100
10 Massachusetts
$63,720
$39,850 200
11 New Hampshire
$63,490
$41,350 180
12 New Jersey
$62,320
$53,590 130
13 Michigan
$61,770
$40,930 140
14 Wyoming
$60,430
$43,300 60
15 Virginia
$59,150
$42,070 320
16 Minnesota
$59,100
$37,360 200
17 Vermont
$57,740
$39,940 50
18 Kentucky
$57,730
$42,990 40
19 California
$57,650
$30,680 810
20 Texas
$56,950
$43,540 1,380
21 Nevada
$56,870
$41,610 50
22 Georgia
$56,730
$42,830 500
23 Tennessee
$56,600
$40,590 110
24 Wisconsin
$56,460
$40,390 260
25 Alabama
$56,430
$43,700 70
26 South Carolina
$55,150
$39,110 190
27 Louisiana
$55,150
$43,590 60
28 District of Columbia
$55,080
$23,860 0
29 Colorado
$53,640
$36,850 230
30 Indiana
$53,240
$35,830 120
31 Arkansas
$51,910
$37,040 90
32 New Mexico
$51,680
$36,690 40
33 Mississippi
$51,650
$37,880 310
34 Montana
$51,450
$40,990 40
35 Florida
$51,200
$40,540 330
36 Kansas
$50,650
$33,260 90
37 Utah
$48,280
$35,230 80
38 North Carolina
$47,730
$35,230 1,270
39 Missouri
$47,140
$35,040 290
40 Virgin Islands
$46,320
$34,070 30
41 Iowa
$45,770
$26,510 30
42 Oklahoma
$44,660
$32,680 200
43 South Dakota
$44,490
$35,320 50
44 Idaho
$43,510
$32,950 40
45 West Virginia
$42,190
$18,590 0
46 Arizona
$37,720
$20,810 230
47 Puerto Rico
$29,360
$20,150 30

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of career/technical education teachers, middle school in those states is not available at this time.

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