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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 $105,280, Puerto Rico is the highest paying state for other education administrators. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $104,280). 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 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
$105,280
$53,050 210
2 District of Columbia
$104,280
$47,130 760
3 Connecticut
$103,390
$56,570 350
4 Virginia
$102,950
$60,420 1,160
5 Rhode Island
$100,680
$51,440 90
6 Maryland
$100,490
$58,280 3,040
7 Colorado
$95,180
$60,340 470
8 New York
$94,400
$45,760 1,580
9 Alabama
$93,990
$55,780 590
10 Guam
$93,930
$66,760 230
11 New Jersey
$93,480
$49,320 590
12 Delaware
$93,240
$63,810 70
13 West Virginia
$90,140
$55,170 150
14 Nevada
$89,620
$53,470 150
15 Alaska
$88,070
$46,460 100
16 Kansas
$87,780
$40,390 260
17 Nebraska
$87,380
$42,550 240
18 California
$87,230
$49,000 5,740
19 Mississippi
$85,160
$56,500 120
20 Florida
$85,150
$52,860 1,370
21 Iowa
$84,320
$42,800 430
22 Wyoming
$82,220
$61,520 70
23 Texas
$81,790
$41,740 1,580
24 Vermont
$80,960
$37,770 110
25 South Carolina
$79,150
$55,160 240
26 Ohio
$78,540
$42,990 880
27 Georgia
$78,520
$47,130 1,400
28 North Carolina
$77,260
$42,360 1,150
29 Hawaii
$76,540
$34,380 180
30 Missouri
$75,730
$47,210 360
31 Arizona
$75,350
$37,780 1,060
32 Arkansas
$75,340
$30,340 350
33 Illinois
$75,320
$36,710 2,030
34 Pennsylvania
$75,000
$42,780 970
35 New Mexico
$74,520
$54,620 270
36 Kentucky
$74,440
$49,170 590
37 Minnesota
$73,790
$45,250 1,570
38 Wisconsin
$72,970
$42,400 260
39 South Dakota
$72,270
$59,520 70
40 Washington
$72,140
$38,340 650
41 North Dakota
$70,990
$51,280 130
42 Oklahoma
$68,710
$41,270 290
43 Massachusetts
$68,230
$36,600 700
44 Montana
$67,040
$44,490 80
45 Michigan
$64,990
$35,820 630
46 Utah
$64,340
$18,100 270
47 Tennessee
$63,480
$38,530 1,420
48 New Hampshire
$63,390
$42,340 80
49 Louisiana
$61,110
$38,360 360
50 Idaho
$58,770
$34,520 90
51 Maine
$58,640
$35,870 220
52 Indiana
$51,930
$34,360 250
53 Oregon
$49,240
$33,990 500
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