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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 $94,240, New Hampshire is the highest paying state for postsecondary mathematical science teachers. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $89,290). 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 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
$94,240
$57,790 190
2 Alaska
$89,290
$59,020 90
3 California
$88,430
$47,130 5,140
4 Rhode Island
$87,610
$52,280 210
5 Iowa
$84,000
$47,740 640
6 New York
$83,210
$42,840 4,620
7 District of Columbia
$83,070
$54,410 180
8 Michigan
$79,190
$35,410 1,550
9 New Jersey
$79,010
$42,310 1,850
10 Connecticut
$78,650
$51,380 560
11 Ohio
$76,310
$34,970 1,870
12 Maryland
$75,930
$44,310 860
13 Pennsylvania
$75,520
$37,200 2,700
14 Wisconsin
$75,160
$48,250 800
15 Massachusetts
$75,040
$52,550 1,780
16 Delaware
$74,340
$47,610 150
17 Missouri
$71,560
$34,660 760
18 South Carolina
$71,410
$46,740 690
19 Arizona
$70,600
$41,150 1,060
20 Florida
$70,420
$43,020 2,200
21 Oregon
$69,100
$46,350 600
22 Hawaii
$66,970
$34,040 190
23 Indiana
$66,830
$40,470 920
24 Illinois
$66,530
$35,280 2,180
25 Minnesota
$65,900
$39,890 670
26 Georgia
$65,640
$44,080 1,000
27 Texas
$65,390
$25,500 4,390
28 Nebraska
$65,260
$47,520 250
29 North Dakota
$64,200
$41,790 120
30 Utah
$63,940
$42,040 630
31 Nevada
$62,770
$34,350 270
32 Maine
$61,910
$42,190 290
33 Washington
$61,790
$43,110 1,020
34 Mississippi
$61,080
$37,270 270
35 Alabama
$60,960
$37,300 670
36 North Carolina
$60,740
$42,540 2,040
37 Louisiana
$60,610
$32,730 220
38 Puerto Rico
$60,270
$26,360 280
39 Kentucky
$58,750
$37,190 550
40 Virginia
$58,450
$35,500 2,060
41 Colorado
$58,140
$34,880 1,050
42 New Mexico
$58,110
$42,000 220
43 South Dakota
$57,970
$42,430 150
44 Oklahoma
$53,790
$31,710 550
45 Wyoming
$53,480
$37,020 180
46 Tennessee
$52,930
$19,600 940
47 Montana
$52,760
$18,510 190
48 West Virginia
$51,130
$23,850 250
49 Kansas
$50,520
$17,860 430
50 Vermont
$49,470
$34,470 190
51 Arkansas
$49,230
$32,830 420
52 Idaho
$48,570
$21,260 230
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