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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies 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 recreation and fitness studies teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $93,170, California is the highest paying state for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $81,450). 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 recreation and fitness studies teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$93,170
$34,990 2,440
2 Connecticut
$81,450
$63,570 210
3 New Hampshire
$74,850
$43,360 60
4 Florida
$68,620
$35,930 350
5 New Mexico
$67,190
$42,050 70
6 Missouri
$66,700
$38,980 140
7 Massachusetts
$66,360
$35,240 240
8 Kentucky
$65,940
$36,330 200
9 Michigan
$64,670
$22,640 440
10 Mississippi
$63,990
$39,150 150
11 New York
$63,170
$36,270 1,500
12 Maine
$62,830
$35,700 110
13 New Jersey
$62,350
$31,700 490
14 Oregon
$61,320
$29,150 260
15 Maryland
$61,160
$28,600 100
16 Texas
$59,880
$20,230 1,850
17 Alabama
$59,850
$39,500 200
18 Iowa
$59,560
$23,400 270
19 District of Columbia
$58,890
$30,500 30
20 Nebraska
$58,310
$23,990 60
21 Wyoming
$58,070
$38,610 40
22 North Dakota
$57,840
$33,680 40
23 Puerto Rico
$57,780
$18,300 50
24 Ohio
$57,640
$19,550 300
25 North Carolina
$57,080
$35,660 970
26 Hawaii
$57,040
$25,660 50
27 Minnesota
$56,640
$32,680 480
28 South Dakota
$56,530
$41,720 150
29 Georgia
$55,930
$27,420 190
30 Wisconsin
$55,300
$41,400 140
31 Indiana
$54,720
$31,700 430
32 Pennsylvania
$54,390
$31,760 1,120
33 West Virginia
$53,780
$24,090 140
34 Virginia
$53,410
$30,840 860
35 Arkansas
$50,910
$31,900 130
36 Idaho
$48,590
$41,070 110
37 Washington
$47,940
$34,940 650
38 Illinois
$47,540
$20,250 360
39 South Carolina
$46,420
$18,810 180
40 Montana
$45,020
$33,480 30
41 Louisiana
$41,270
$16,520 120
42 Oklahoma
$40,700
$26,490 210
43 Colorado
$40,480
$30,470 170
44 Tennessee
$40,340
$23,330 230
45 Arizona
$38,250
$18,220 300
46 Vermont
$37,590
$28,600 40
47 Kansas
$32,500
$18,620 70
48 Alaska
$32,160
$25,580 0
49 Utah
$31,830
$20,370 610

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

See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.