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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 $93,680, California is the highest paying state for postsecondary history teachers. It is followed by New Hampshire (average annual salary $85,440). 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 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 California
$93,680
$49,680 1,520
2 New Hampshire
$85,440
$64,120 120
3 Connecticut
$85,240
$53,330 300
4 Massachusetts
$84,680
$51,950 1,020
5 Michigan
$83,690
$38,660 520
6 Florida
$81,090
$46,810 440
7 Illinois
$81,020
$49,580 820
8 New Mexico
$80,550
$46,850 100
9 Utah
$79,810
$47,700 190
10 District of Columbia
$79,690
$52,010 110
11 New York
$78,660
$37,620 2,000
12 North Dakota
$77,550
$54,390 40
13 Rhode Island
$77,340
$45,790 200
14 Maine
$76,580
$44,490 130
15 Maryland
$75,830
$48,680 350
16 New Jersey
$75,710
$41,130 920
17 Minnesota
$74,990
$52,330 390
18 Oregon
$73,570
$45,540 170
19 Wisconsin
$73,570
$46,690 350
20 Pennsylvania
$73,360
$41,140 1,380
21 Iowa
$73,260
$42,530 220
22 Vermont
$72,290
$38,460 210
23 Ohio
$71,470
$30,660 800
24 Hawaii
$70,810
$30,830 120
25 Kentucky
$70,630
$41,970 280
26 Indiana
$69,390
$41,790 360
27 Nebraska
$66,490
$45,100 110
28 Georgia
$66,470
$42,580 380
29 Texas
$65,530
$26,150 2,340
30 Missouri
$65,360
$34,230 460
31 South Carolina
$64,060
$30,950 260
32 Mississippi
$63,690
$37,730 200
33 Alabama
$63,530
$39,890 310
34 North Carolina
$62,170
$38,940 920
35 South Dakota
$61,420
$48,300 60
36 Virginia
$60,750
$33,750 960
37 Arizona
$60,700
$19,570 180
38 Colorado
$59,770
$34,290 380
39 Idaho
$59,600
$40,790 80
40 Tennessee
$59,560
$31,040 490
41 Washington
$58,430
$41,890 460
42 Arkansas
$57,130
$35,990 190
43 Oklahoma
$53,560
$30,270 220
44 Louisiana
$52,140
$20,110 130
45 Montana
$49,260
$18,510 60
46 West Virginia
$47,780
$18,960 290
47 Kansas
$47,170
$33,830 90

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

See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary history teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.