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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 $103,120, Florida is the highest paying state for postsecondary library science teachers. It is followed by Arizona (average annual salary $92,160). 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 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 Florida
$103,120
$66,100 50
2 Arizona
$92,160
$49,730 0
3 Rhode Island
$87,610
$55,180 60
4 California
$81,190
$55,720 240
5 Illinois
$78,310
$48,050 460
6 Michigan
$76,260
$49,580 100
7 New York
$75,390
$45,720 520
8 Iowa
$74,030
$53,250 50
9 Oregon
$72,850
$55,440 30
10 Pennsylvania
$71,420
$44,310 370
11 New Jersey
$70,450
$39,510 140
12 Washington
$68,880
$45,660 170
13 Alabama
$68,360
$50,680 130
14 Colorado
$68,190
$44,240 100
15 New Mexico
$67,000
$53,570 70
16 District of Columbia
$66,360
$50,380 40
17 Minnesota
$65,910
$43,940 210
18 Tennessee
$65,850
$44,360 170
19 Indiana
$64,810
$45,410 50
20 North Carolina
$64,320
$35,400 150
21 Ohio
$63,060
$28,750 330
22 Virginia
$62,960
$42,350 70
23 Kansas
$62,260
$43,260 160
24 Missouri
$61,920
$43,630 80
25 Texas
$61,370
$26,110 330
26 Kentucky
$60,260
$44,330 90
27 South Carolina
$57,520
$40,930 70
28 Massachusetts
$57,260
$27,920 100
29 Georgia
$53,660
$42,300 100
30 Oklahoma
$53,630
$39,020 100
31 Wisconsin
$50,510
$40,490 50

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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