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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 Florida (average annual salary $81,410). 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 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 2,520
2 Florida
$81,410
$47,200 1,280
3 New Hampshire
$77,670
$56,890 80
4 Illinois
$77,630
$37,590 1,270
5 New York
$77,230
$41,280 2,670
6 Arizona
$76,630
$35,920 250
7 Connecticut
$73,170
$42,660 380
8 Rhode Island
$72,170
$44,550 110
9 Iowa
$71,620
$43,420 460
10 Massachusetts
$71,420
$47,990 700
11 New Mexico
$71,030
$46,670 190
12 District of Columbia
$70,990
$51,470 240
13 Wisconsin
$70,490
$43,780 620
14 New Jersey
$69,100
$37,070 1,290
15 Oregon
$69,100
$44,790 250
16 Utah
$68,700
$41,210 330
17 Pennsylvania
$66,660
$34,420 1,610
18 Maryland
$66,020
$43,050 270
19 Michigan
$65,780
$30,870 930
20 Vermont
$64,730
$38,080 110
21 Nebraska
$64,240
$43,720 160
22 Missouri
$63,000
$36,930 610
23 Alabama
$61,540
$44,270 220
24 North Carolina
$61,370
$35,770 950
25 North Dakota
$61,290
$43,960 110
26 Wyoming
$60,980
$38,170 60
27 Georgia
$60,730
$41,960 440
28 Hawaii
$60,250
$31,430 120
29 Indiana
$60,250
$37,240 620
30 Virginia
$60,000
$32,410 590
31 Minnesota
$59,650
$34,410 560
32 Texas
$59,030
$17,800 2,570
33 Maine
$58,800
$38,960 70
34 South Dakota
$58,030
$43,400 70
35 Kentucky
$57,880
$32,630 570
36 South Carolina
$57,010
$30,940 220
37 West Virginia
$56,890
$26,780 220
38 Montana
$54,820
$19,000 110
39 Ohio
$54,360
$18,900 1,300
40 Nevada
$54,120
$33,550 80
41 Washington
$53,240
$40,330 600
42 Idaho
$51,940
$39,710 160
43 Arkansas
$50,530
$29,090 270
44 Tennessee
$48,700
$27,780 340
45 Oklahoma
$47,680
$30,670 280
46 Mississippi
$47,220
$32,630 150
47 Kansas
$46,010
$25,310 130
48 Colorado
$42,760
$26,710 620

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of postsecondary communications teachers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary communications teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.