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Highest Paying States for Environmental Science Teachers

The highest paying states for environmental 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 environmental science teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $112,010, Michigan is the highest paying state for environmental science teachers. It is followed by California (average annual salary $98,950). 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 environmental science teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Environmental Science Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Michigan
$112,010
$56,750 240
2 California
$98,950
$50,300 250
3 Massachusetts
$93,540
$54,850 250
4 Arizona
$93,170
$57,060 130
5 Iowa
$89,550
$49,730 80
6 New Jersey
$83,510
$46,680 300
7 Arkansas
$82,290
$44,420 50
8 New York
$81,090
$48,160 660
9 Indiana
$80,770
$43,690 240
10 Washington
$79,950
$45,120 150
11 New Hampshire
$78,940
$48,710 100
12 Connecticut
$78,760
$53,750 220
13 Minnesota
$78,600
$44,990 70
14 Maryland
$78,350
$42,680 230
15 Tennessee
$78,150
$47,120 60
16 Florida
$77,720
$51,890 90
17 Ohio
$77,000
$45,650 150
18 Pennsylvania
$75,950
$48,830 330
19 Missouri
$74,660
$47,260 110
20 Virginia
$72,880
$39,640 210
21 Maine
$71,730
$49,460 50
22 Louisiana
$71,680
$28,290 50
23 Texas
$71,660
$27,400 250
24 Georgia
$70,500
$29,610 80
25 Wisconsin
$68,040
$40,610 80
26 Illinois
$67,490
$41,000 60
27 Oregon
$67,450
$50,940 40
28 North Carolina
$61,360
$41,670 170
29 Colorado
$61,090
$34,000 100
30 Montana
$52,860
$38,440 60

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

See also: Highest paying industries for environmental science teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.