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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary computer science 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 computer science teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $104,380, California is the highest paying state for postsecondary computer science teachers. It is followed by Iowa (average annual salary $99,150). 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 computer science teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$104,380
$53,190 2,330
2 Iowa
$99,150
$43,680 350
3 Alaska
$90,980
$80,160 130
4 District of Columbia
$90,970
$44,890 160
5 Massachusetts
$90,750
$46,910 1,140
6 Rhode Island
$90,600
$45,380 130
7 Illinois
$89,690
$36,920 1,080
8 New Hampshire
$89,680
$47,330 140
9 New York
$88,560
$38,170 3,150
10 Indiana
$87,830
$47,190 800
11 Maryland
$86,880
$50,310 870
12 Ohio
$85,170
$28,760 1,260
13 Idaho
$83,820
$46,070 90
14 Hawaii
$83,010
$37,620 110
15 Michigan
$82,890
$34,070 800
16 North Dakota
$81,800
$48,630 110
17 New Jersey
$80,370
$43,800 1,510
18 Connecticut
$79,730
$50,980 320
19 Wisconsin
$79,510
$52,080 540
20 Oregon
$77,600
$49,500 220
21 Pennsylvania
$77,200
$34,670 1,710
22 Texas
$77,080
$32,450 2,510
23 New Mexico
$76,630
$41,400 270
24 Alabama
$76,040
$47,920 340
25 Minnesota
$76,000
$43,560 490
26 Nebraska
$75,340
$51,520 200
27 Louisiana
$74,010
$37,250 180
28 Arizona
$73,050
$25,290 270
29 Maine
$72,490
$48,240 90
30 Kentucky
$72,450
$43,600 410
31 Mississippi
$72,240
$41,420 160
32 Wyoming
$71,530
$41,340 40
33 Missouri
$71,330
$36,990 680
34 Florida
$70,760
$41,980 1,860
35 South Carolina
$70,020
$47,540 700
36 Georgia
$69,290
$40,630 720
37 Colorado
$67,810
$32,430 490
38 Utah
$66,020
$44,140 440
39 Virginia
$65,290
$31,890 1,360
40 North Carolina
$64,750
$43,330 1,550
41 Tennessee
$62,350
$35,950 470
42 Washington
$62,070
$40,010 810
43 South Dakota
$61,700
$44,670 140
44 Oklahoma
$60,100
$30,210 300
45 Arkansas
$59,920
$24,350 250
46 Kansas
$55,620
$26,960 170
47 Nevada
$55,160
$34,120 140
48 Montana
$52,000
$30,500 90
49 West Virginia
$50,880
$19,510 270
50 Puerto Rico
$44,600
$18,720 300
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