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Highest Paying States for Other Education Administrators

The highest paying states for other education administrators (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 other education administrators in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $108,340, Puerto Rico is the highest paying state for other education administrators. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $107,600). 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 other education administrators in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Education Administrators

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Puerto Rico
$108,340
$48,930 200
2 Connecticut
$107,600
$53,090 300
3 District of Columbia
$101,310
$40,400 770
4 Virginia
$100,600
$65,420 1,110
5 Maryland
$98,180
$55,350 2,910
6 Rhode Island
$93,310
$46,090 70
7 Kansas
$93,000
$42,860 240
8 Alabama
$92,590
$50,430 560
9 Alaska
$92,450
$43,830 110
10 Florida
$92,280
$53,160 1,210
11 Colorado
$91,640
$59,470 470
12 Guam
$89,140
$67,530 220
13 Delaware
$88,550
$64,050 50
14 West Virginia
$87,260
$53,230 230
15 Utah
$85,230
$39,980 130
16 Nebraska
$83,900
$37,370 220
17 New York
$83,760
$43,490 1,420
18 Nevada
$83,590
$31,950 100
19 Wyoming
$81,820
$59,700 60
20 California
$81,720
$46,040 4,450
21 Mississippi
$81,700
$54,520 110
22 Illinois
$79,890
$44,520 1,960
23 Georgia
$79,400
$54,680 1,250
24 Texas
$79,370
$41,100 1,210
25 Ohio
$79,200
$40,090 1,010
26 Iowa
$78,760
$37,560 310
27 Minnesota
$78,570
$48,080 1,640
28 Hawaii
$76,540
$34,380 190
29 New Jersey
$76,240
$49,080 730
30 Arkansas
$74,460
$18,650 230
31 Arizona
$74,010
$37,310 990
32 Pennsylvania
$73,040
$41,570 970
33 Missouri
$72,960
$35,500 350
34 Wisconsin
$72,380
$44,970 200
35 Kentucky
$72,030
$50,900 530
36 North Carolina
$71,780
$41,420 1,150
37 South Carolina
$71,100
$49,400 260
38 New Mexico
$70,950
$53,350 300
39 South Dakota
$70,500
$57,090 70
40 North Dakota
$68,840
$48,730 140
41 Oklahoma
$65,940
$40,740 270
42 Washington
$65,790
$37,830 720
43 Montana
$64,880
$38,120 80
44 Michigan
$63,580
$36,860 590
45 Massachusetts
$62,320
$38,410 620
46 Louisiana
$62,180
$38,290 510
47 Maine
$61,120
$34,820 240
48 Indiana
$57,360
$33,300 270
49 Vermont
$56,430
$34,200 110
50 Tennessee
$54,430
$35,190 1,370
51 Oregon
$54,380
$34,520 450
52 New Hampshire
$51,630
$40,190 100
53 Idaho
$48,970
$31,770 100
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