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

The highest paying states for career/technical education teachers, secondary 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, secondary school in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $83,410, Connecticut is the highest paying state for career/technical education teachers, secondary school. It is followed by Massachusetts (average annual salary $79,220). 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, secondary school in a specific state, use the links in the table.

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

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Connecticut
$83,410
$57,350 1,610
2 Massachusetts
$79,220
$52,260 2,760
3 Alaska
$78,650
$51,500 170
4 California
$74,130
$46,960 4,740
5 Maryland
$71,300
$44,660 620
6 Rhode Island
$70,950
$52,250 80
7 New York
$70,230
$45,050 4,340
8 District of Columbia
$67,600
$50,060 50
9 Washington
$67,230
$46,410 2,870
10 New Jersey
$66,220
$53,130 2,370
11 Michigan
$65,860
$42,100 1,070
12 Vermont
$64,490
$46,140 240
13 Virginia
$62,970
$43,230 2,950
14 Ohio
$62,750
$40,930 6,100
15 Georgia
$62,400
$38,410 1,620
16 Pennsylvania
$62,370
$41,820 4,010
17 Minnesota
$62,310
$42,280 930
18 Nebraska
$60,400
$42,880 450
19 Illinois
$59,760
$38,770 1,270
20 New Hampshire
$58,640
$41,860 300
21 Texas
$58,610
$43,350 9,300
22 Wyoming
$58,610
$41,890 240
23 Nevada
$58,570
$44,080 260
24 Wisconsin
$57,200
$41,150 540
25 Utah
$56,240
$35,120 440
26 Colorado
$55,780
$35,550 740
27 Kentucky
$55,470
$38,670 200
28 Iowa
$54,450
$40,800 520
29 Louisiana
$53,580
$42,110 1,420
30 New Mexico
$53,320
$36,150 170
31 Arkansas
$52,840
$39,140 1,280
32 South Carolina
$51,970
$37,030 1,150
33 North Dakota
$51,710
$37,930 470
34 Indiana
$50,980
$34,600 1,250
35 Kansas
$50,500
$38,500 700
36 Florida
$50,170
$36,370 6,980
37 Alabama
$50,060
$36,820 410
38 Tennessee
$50,060
$37,500 2,400
39 North Carolina
$49,790
$36,650 5,070
40 Missouri
$48,770
$32,870 680
41 Montana
$48,130
$33,450 170
42 Arizona
$47,550
$32,900 990
43 Oregon
$46,820
$26,890 200
44 Virgin Islands
$46,620
$34,210 90
45 West Virginia
$46,070
$33,800 680
46 Mississippi
$46,060
$34,860 1,200
47 Idaho
$45,560
$32,960 200
48 Oklahoma
$45,050
$33,980 740
49 South Dakota
$43,410
$33,590 340
50 Maine
$38,260
$33,210 150
51 Puerto Rico
$36,610
$27,210 1,780
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