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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 $95,380). 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 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
$56,750 260
2 California
$95,380
$51,270 310
3 Iowa
$93,240
$54,440 80
4 Arizona
$93,170
$57,060 50
5 Massachusetts
$86,110
$55,260 350
6 Illinois
$85,260
$44,420 90
7 Mississippi
$84,100
$44,040 30
8 New Jersey
$83,710
$52,000 230
9 Ohio
$82,520
$48,470 140
10 Arkansas
$82,290
$44,420 50
11 Minnesota
$81,180
$48,910 80
12 Indiana
$80,770
$43,690 230
13 South Carolina
$80,730
$42,070 50
14 Pennsylvania
$80,170
$49,460 290
15 Connecticut
$79,890
$54,800 170
16 Maryland
$78,670
$44,530 230
17 Tennessee
$78,150
$47,120 60
18 Washington
$75,650
$41,800 250
19 Texas
$75,190
$31,710 260
20 New Hampshire
$75,180
$44,850 120
21 New York
$75,120
$47,080 840
22 Missouri
$74,450
$45,750 110
23 Utah
$74,190
$51,180 110
24 West Virginia
$74,160
$34,690 90
25 Nevada
$73,570
$35,430 70
26 Virginia
$72,880
$39,640 210
27 New Mexico
$71,950
$40,630 50
28 Louisiana
$71,680
$28,290 50
29 Oregon
$71,370
$52,280 70
30 Alabama
$71,260
$42,430 60
31 Florida
$70,880
$49,840 100
32 Georgia
$70,500
$29,610 80
33 Wisconsin
$67,140
$37,750 120
34 Oklahoma
$67,120
$37,930 80
35 Colorado
$66,360
$36,130 110
36 North Carolina
$64,510
$42,620 150
37 Maine
$62,590
$35,850 50
38 Montana
$56,980
$42,100 60
39 Vermont
$54,850
$36,600 50

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.

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