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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Library Science Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary library 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 postsecondary library science teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $92,160, Arizona is the highest paying state for postsecondary library science teachers. It is followed by Washington (average annual salary $89,530). 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 library science teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Library Science Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Arizona
$92,160
$49,730 40
2 Washington
$89,530
$51,210 100
3 Michigan
$85,840
$38,880 150
4 Florida
$84,120
$54,030 60
5 Rhode Island
$83,060
$56,560 60
6 New York
$80,080
$51,680 540
7 California
$78,790
$55,020 250
8 Indiana
$78,350
$58,910 60
9 Hawaii
$75,770
$55,870 60
10 Illinois
$74,530
$48,090 580
11 Iowa
$72,810
$49,270 50
12 Pennsylvania
$72,510
$42,580 350
13 Alabama
$71,660
$52,790 140
14 Arkansas
$71,420
$51,240 30
15 Minnesota
$71,220
$50,350 210
16 New Jersey
$70,950
$41,770 160
17 Kansas
$69,800
$49,650 70
18 Virginia
$68,950
$49,510 70
19 Missouri
$67,950
$46,440 70
20 Oregon
$67,760
$53,380 30
21 New Mexico
$67,000
$53,570 70
22 Colorado
$66,800
$44,230 110
23 District of Columbia
$66,360
$50,380 40
24 Tennessee
$66,320
$44,730 150
25 Ohio
$64,310
$30,020 350
26 North Carolina
$63,570
$36,560 130
27 Utah
$63,260
$53,310 40
28 Texas
$62,950
$26,630 330
29 Oklahoma
$60,790
$42,820 100
30 Kentucky
$60,260
$44,330 40
31 Montana
$60,200
$42,300 30
32 South Carolina
$59,690
$41,280 50
33 Massachusetts
$58,500
$28,850 120
34 Mississippi
$57,920
$43,290 60
35 Louisiana
$54,400
$34,570 40
36 Georgia
$52,460
$42,090 120
37 Wisconsin
$50,510
$40,490 50
38 Puerto Rico
$41,940
$21,740 100

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

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