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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Communications Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary communications 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 communications teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $83,320, California is the highest paying state for postsecondary communications teachers. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $81,730). 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 communications teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Communications Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$83,320
$45,350 2,370
2 Connecticut
$81,730
$52,880 240
3 New Hampshire
$78,970
$56,920 80
4 New Jersey
$78,870
$40,960 1,120
5 Iowa
$78,630
$48,000 470
6 District of Columbia
$77,790
$54,220 220
7 Arizona
$76,630
$35,920 380
8 Alaska
$76,530
$46,590 30
9 Rhode Island
$76,020
$47,050 100
10 Illinois
$74,480
$38,660 1,550
11 Massachusetts
$73,540
$52,880 510
12 New York
$72,480
$41,800 2,980
13 Florida
$72,440
$42,320 1,290
14 Wisconsin
$71,470
$45,700 490
15 New Mexico
$71,030
$46,670 190
16 Maryland
$69,870
$42,510 270
17 Pennsylvania
$69,110
$37,940 1,400
18 Oregon
$68,670
$42,340 370
19 Michigan
$67,020
$22,140 940
20 Missouri
$65,880
$39,610 660
21 Kansas
$65,350
$31,440 250
22 Vermont
$65,160
$35,870 110
23 Nebraska
$64,500
$45,920 160
24 Utah
$64,340
$41,130 380
25 Wyoming
$63,660
$44,590 60
26 Georgia
$62,620
$42,330 480
27 Louisiana
$62,570
$38,380 100
28 Alabama
$61,970
$44,210 220
29 Minnesota
$61,420
$36,110 600
30 Kentucky
$60,960
$38,650 480
31 North Carolina
$60,930
$34,960 1,030
32 North Dakota
$60,850
$42,240 90
33 Indiana
$60,250
$37,240 870
34 Virginia
$60,000
$32,410 590
35 South Dakota
$59,480
$43,760 70
36 Ohio
$59,480
$22,450 1,390
37 South Carolina
$58,560
$37,890 170
38 Texas
$57,760
$17,880 2,350
39 Maine
$57,120
$41,190 100
40 West Virginia
$56,660
$21,970 210
41 Idaho
$55,810
$32,510 120
42 Washington
$55,270
$40,900 620
43 Montana
$54,850
$33,360 100
44 Hawaii
$52,760
$31,590 160
45 Nevada
$52,610
$34,260 170
46 Tennessee
$51,290
$28,490 310
47 Arkansas
$50,270
$29,830 280
48 Mississippi
$48,860
$34,190 150
49 Oklahoma
$46,680
$22,860 310
50 Colorado
$45,320
$28,090 630
51 Puerto Rico
$42,600
$16,850 90
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