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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Engineering Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary engineering 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 engineering teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $126,450, California is the highest paying state for postsecondary engineering teachers. It is followed by Massachusetts (average annual salary $122,140). 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 engineering teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Engineering Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$126,450
$56,010 2,170
2 Massachusetts
$122,140
$65,370 1,930
3 New Hampshire
$116,050
$72,600 160
4 Alabama
$113,410
$65,350 560
5 New Mexico
$113,000
$65,440 60
6 District of Columbia
$112,050
$66,510 90
7 Illinois
$111,520
$55,890 950
8 New York
$110,760
$58,640 2,690
9 Idaho
$108,920
$53,860 220
10 Rhode Island
$108,500
$72,440 190
11 Indiana
$105,820
$58,390 1,720
12 Connecticut
$104,140
$57,520 580
13 Utah
$104,060
$61,300 300
14 Iowa
$103,950
$68,950 540
15 New Jersey
$102,760
$53,480 1,340
16 Nevada
$101,010
$71,740 170
17 Kansas
$100,840
$53,020 280
18 Arizona
$100,180
$50,740 360
19 Texas
$99,540
$32,650 3,310
20 Florida
$99,270
$57,580 1,190
21 Michigan
$99,000
$51,540 1,550
22 Colorado
$98,610
$46,850 1,090
23 Ohio
$97,300
$45,740 1,530
24 Missouri
$96,910
$52,450 630
25 Oregon
$95,730
$57,450 210
26 Mississippi
$95,440
$46,490 180
27 Wyoming
$93,430
$61,060 90
28 Wisconsin
$93,320
$59,200 570
29 Pennsylvania
$93,220
$40,000 3,030
30 Louisiana
$93,210
$44,700 200
31 Washington
$92,580
$52,020 790
32 Arkansas
$91,230
$41,640 240
33 Tennessee
$91,160
$41,030 680
34 Nebraska
$91,130
$57,020 100
35 North Dakota
$91,080
$52,790 140
36 Oklahoma
$90,900
$51,000 460
37 South Carolina
$86,880
$47,380 650
38 Virginia
$85,610
$42,900 800
39 West Virginia
$84,460
$47,660 200
40 Maryland
$83,860
$49,200 920
41 South Dakota
$83,850
$56,820 110
42 Maine
$83,710
$45,520 150
43 North Carolina
$83,000
$44,460 1,510
44 Georgia
$81,770
$43,160 1,670
45 Kentucky
$77,680
$41,610 150
46 Delaware
$75,620
$67,110 230
47 Minnesota
$72,530
$54,600 370
48 Puerto Rico
$69,380
$39,420 420
49 Montana
$63,820
$37,730 80

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

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