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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary mathematical 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 mathematical science teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $93,070, New Hampshire is the highest paying state for postsecondary mathematical science teachers. It is followed by California (average annual salary $88,430). 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 mathematical science teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Hampshire
$93,070
$59,220 190
2 California
$88,430
$47,130 5,050
3 Alaska
$86,340
$58,180 90
4 Iowa
$80,450
$44,560 650
5 Michigan
$79,400
$35,810 1,610
6 New York
$79,100
$39,960 4,880
7 Rhode Island
$77,410
$44,980 240
8 New Jersey
$76,540
$41,140 2,130
9 District of Columbia
$76,490
$55,080 200
10 Connecticut
$75,310
$47,320 670
11 Massachusetts
$75,060
$49,060 1,730
12 Maryland
$74,680
$45,910 970
13 Pennsylvania
$73,670
$37,460 2,990
14 Florida
$73,160
$44,800 2,280
15 New Mexico
$71,410
$41,980 220
16 Oregon
$71,030
$47,000 500
17 Maine
$70,730
$40,930 300
18 Wisconsin
$70,010
$45,640 840
19 Missouri
$69,580
$29,960 760
20 Illinois
$69,570
$37,440 1,920
21 South Carolina
$69,240
$42,680 810
22 Ohio
$67,560
$31,250 1,930
23 Indiana
$66,830
$40,470 960
24 North Dakota
$66,030
$42,280 130
25 Hawaii
$65,050
$32,540 200
26 Arizona
$64,910
$32,670 940
27 Texas
$64,620
$27,120 4,580
28 Minnesota
$64,450
$37,950 690
29 Utah
$64,420
$41,940 540
30 Nebraska
$64,360
$45,720 240
31 Georgia
$62,700
$40,610 1,150
32 Puerto Rico
$62,100
$29,740 240
33 North Carolina
$60,850
$41,490 2,020
34 Louisiana
$60,610
$32,730 220
35 Washington
$59,520
$41,610 1,050
36 Mississippi
$59,140
$34,100 310
37 Alabama
$59,030
$32,790 650
38 Kentucky
$58,590
$35,930 660
39 South Dakota
$57,200
$42,090 160
40 Colorado
$56,390
$33,640 1,060
41 Montana
$54,820
$25,750 140
42 Wyoming
$54,600
$35,520 190
43 Tennessee
$51,610
$27,220 950
44 Virginia
$51,110
$32,630 1,850
45 Arkansas
$50,510
$33,370 400
46 Oklahoma
$49,980
$30,040 600
47 Vermont
$49,470
$34,470 210
48 Idaho
$48,570
$21,260 280
49 West Virginia
$48,540
$20,180 240
50 Kansas
$46,300
$26,080 280
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