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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 $119,040, Kentucky is the highest paying state for postsecondary engineering teachers. It is followed by California (average annual salary $118,770). 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 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 Kentucky
$119,040
$86,100 260
2 California
$118,770
$57,550 2,080
3 Massachusetts
$116,330
$64,220 2,030
4 Florida
$115,520
$58,370 1,370
5 New Hampshire
$113,600
$71,540 170
6 Illinois
$110,310
$44,630 570
7 Alabama
$110,060
$64,310 530
8 North Dakota
$109,980
$63,530 140
9 Indiana
$105,820
$58,390 1,620
10 Connecticut
$104,140
$57,520 630
11 New York
$103,610
$54,750 3,090
12 New Jersey
$102,760
$53,480 1,410
13 Utah
$102,260
$42,510 350
14 Arizona
$101,960
$60,250 300
15 Wisconsin
$100,880
$63,990 570
16 Iowa
$99,860
$60,880 610
17 Rhode Island
$99,680
$56,510 200
18 Michigan
$98,990
$56,540 1,560
19 District of Columbia
$97,910
$41,780 190
20 Texas
$96,410
$34,890 3,690
21 Colorado
$96,070
$41,300 1,050
22 Tennessee
$95,540
$55,460 590
23 Mississippi
$95,300
$51,390 160
24 Maine
$95,210
$60,330 160
25 Ohio
$95,160
$43,650 1,230
26 Missouri
$93,800
$45,480 770
27 Oregon
$93,710
$58,760 210
28 North Carolina
$92,510
$49,250 1,620
29 West Virginia
$92,220
$50,540 270
30 Wyoming
$91,020
$57,550 100
31 Arkansas
$90,590
$45,190 250
32 Washington
$90,330
$48,430 770
33 Maryland
$90,050
$43,430 690
34 Nebraska
$89,800
$50,180 110
35 Idaho
$88,590
$49,500 210
36 Pennsylvania
$86,940
$37,960 3,300
37 Louisiana
$86,490
$19,220 240
38 Oklahoma
$83,610
$46,690 280
39 Georgia
$82,790
$42,010 1,560
40 Virginia
$75,980
$37,600 720
41 Kansas
$71,940
$31,830 70
42 Minnesota
$71,540
$56,090 370
43 Puerto Rico
$66,380
$35,720 430

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.