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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary History Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary history 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 history teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $107,970, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for postsecondary history teachers. It is followed by California (average annual salary $90,620). 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 history teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary History Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$107,970
$59,320 90
2 California
$90,620
$48,210 1,510
3 New Hampshire
$88,230
$65,010 120
4 Rhode Island
$87,290
$61,890 210
5 Massachusetts
$85,340
$53,800 1,030
6 Idaho
$82,800
$51,970 60
7 Connecticut
$82,240
$51,190 240
8 Illinois
$80,360
$48,110 940
9 Pennsylvania
$79,110
$45,200 1,160
10 New Jersey
$77,980
$42,610 810
11 New York
$77,690
$40,530 2,040
12 Puerto Rico
$77,620
$52,360 110
13 Minnesota
$76,950
$53,570 360
14 Vermont
$76,200
$48,080 210
15 Delaware
$75,380
$41,630 50
16 Iowa
$74,760
$52,040 250
17 Oregon
$74,220
$47,360 220
18 Ohio
$74,100
$32,010 860
19 Maryland
$73,940
$43,960 310
20 Arizona
$73,220
$44,250 130
21 Maine
$72,370
$51,200 130
22 Utah
$72,310
$43,230 240
23 Michigan
$72,010
$32,570 500
24 North Dakota
$71,990
$51,940 40
25 Wisconsin
$71,520
$45,180 340
26 Indiana
$71,160
$43,270 320
27 Florida
$70,700
$43,550 450
28 Georgia
$69,990
$46,790 310
29 Hawaii
$69,280
$32,970 120
30 Missouri
$68,640
$40,430 420
31 Alabama
$67,090
$44,820 310
32 Nebraska
$67,070
$47,000 110
33 South Carolina
$66,670
$37,700 220
34 Texas
$66,440
$24,130 2,110
35 North Carolina
$65,390
$41,130 930
36 Virginia
$64,250
$36,180 1,030
37 Mississippi
$63,850
$42,520 180
38 South Dakota
$62,790
$47,410 50
39 Washington
$62,270
$42,960 450
40 Colorado
$61,230
$35,640 370
41 Kentucky
$61,020
$39,810 270
42 Kansas
$61,010
$39,380 140
43 New Mexico
$60,460
$45,540 50
44 Louisiana
$60,080
$40,520 100
45 Oklahoma
$59,850
$33,190 180
46 Tennessee
$59,680
$36,370 480
47 Arkansas
$58,160
$34,480 220
48 Montana
$57,250
$24,170 50
49 Nevada
$50,240
$33,520 120
50 West Virginia
$46,940
$19,140 290
See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary history teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.