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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary health specialties 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 health specialties teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $145,980, Washington is the highest paying state for postsecondary health specialties teachers. It is followed by Missouri (average annual salary $143,290). 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 health specialties teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Washington
$145,980
$72,520 3,410
2 Missouri
$143,290
$57,090 4,260
3 Connecticut
$141,840
$59,460 3,260
4 Hawaii
$139,970
$67,490 490
5 Mississippi
$134,290
$58,880 1,550
6 California
$131,170
$61,000 13,690
7 Iowa
$128,700
$52,990 2,720
8 Oregon
$119,530
$56,430 3,550
9 New Mexico
$117,880
$58,190 1,410
10 Michigan
$115,250
$39,020 5,310
11 Utah
$113,320
$43,060 2,050
12 North Carolina
$111,870
$41,400 10,260
13 Arizona
$111,720
$46,630 3,750
14 Colorado
$109,450
$46,540 5,590
15 Arkansas
$106,720
$35,550 1,670
16 Alabama
$106,680
$43,320 3,000
17 Illinois
$106,500
$46,380 8,790
18 District of Columbia
$105,820
$52,140 510
19 Texas
$104,670
$48,310 12,310
20 Massachusetts
$104,240
$57,270 3,920
21 New York
$103,240
$52,700 21,860
22 Rhode Island
$102,220
$60,930 310
23 North Dakota
$101,020
$53,660 320
24 Indiana
$99,680
$49,250 3,320
25 New Hampshire
$92,920
$51,130 620
26 Louisiana
$92,560
$46,860 810
27 Georgia
$90,350
$42,150 4,900
28 Vermont
$88,170
$43,270 110
29 South Dakota
$86,190
$54,140 150
30 Ohio
$84,980
$35,050 9,410
31 New Jersey
$84,930
$42,830 4,690
32 Maine
$84,550
$32,420 550
33 Tennessee
$84,490
$24,810 5,310
34 Minnesota
$82,450
$39,040 3,750
35 Kansas
$79,550
$30,580 450
36 Nebraska
$79,380
$41,780 1,960
37 Florida
$78,410
$31,080 8,580
38 Alaska
$76,500
$43,090 80
39 Delaware
$73,770
$54,340 280
40 Idaho
$73,700
$42,900 330
41 Pennsylvania
$73,360
$32,700 11,550
42 Wyoming
$68,090
$42,750 220
43 Wisconsin
$65,950
$41,120 5,160
44 Virginia
$64,280
$32,180 4,280
45 South Carolina
$62,060
$23,740 3,120
46 Oklahoma
$61,580
$32,040 1,130
47 Kentucky
$58,240
$46,090 2,200
48 West Virginia
$57,120
$24,980 1,600
49 Montana
$56,790
$18,440 310
50 Puerto Rico
$55,890
$19,160 1,600
51 Nevada
$54,170
$32,930 1,090
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