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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 $86,390, Alaska is the highest paying state for career/technical education teachers, middle school. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $69,130). 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 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
$86,390
$59,800 80
2 Maryland
$69,130
$41,280 240
3 Connecticut
$68,610
$43,880 200
4 Massachusetts
$67,440
$41,320 240
5 New York
$67,200
$42,850 1,930
6 Michigan
$66,040
$41,330 270
7 Washington
$65,740
$43,560 420
8 Pennsylvania
$65,680
$42,620 670
9 Illinois
$63,280
$35,050 160
10 Wisconsin
$62,840
$41,070 230
11 California
$62,530
$37,060 630
12 New Jersey
$62,320
$53,590 130
13 Wyoming
$61,250
$44,390 70
14 Ohio
$60,440
$38,540 290
15 New Hampshire
$59,930
$40,690 90
16 Georgia
$58,540
$44,310 580
17 Kentucky
$57,730
$42,990 40
18 Nebraska
$57,700
$40,350 120
19 Virginia
$56,670
$42,780 360
20 Alabama
$56,430
$43,700 70
21 Texas
$55,100
$42,610 1,370
22 Tennessee
$55,050
$41,410 100
23 Colorado
$53,510
$38,190 220
24 New Mexico
$51,680
$36,690 40
25 Montana
$51,450
$40,990 40
26 Louisiana
$51,290
$42,460 90
27 South Carolina
$51,230
$33,760 190
28 Arkansas
$50,850
$35,810 90
29 Florida
$50,620
$39,420 380
30 Indiana
$49,490
$34,640 200
31 Kansas
$48,570
$33,640 120
32 Minnesota
$48,550
$31,750 110
33 Iowa
$48,510
$41,200 30
34 Utah
$48,280
$35,230 80
35 Mississippi
$48,260
$35,110 370
36 South Dakota
$47,230
$35,510 50
37 Missouri
$47,140
$35,040 290
38 North Carolina
$46,450
$34,730 1,210
39 Oklahoma
$46,430
$33,380 240
40 Virgin Islands
$46,320
$34,070 30
41 West Virginia
$42,190
$18,590 0
42 Arizona
$38,750
$23,110 250
43 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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