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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 $89,580, 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 2018 [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
$89,580
$36,810 2,420
2 Connecticut
$81,450
$63,570 300
3 New Hampshire
$76,380
$43,600 60
4 Massachusetts
$70,380
$42,350 330
5 Missouri
$69,760
$40,500 210
6 New Mexico
$67,190
$42,050 70
7 Mississippi
$65,010
$40,960 130
8 Michigan
$64,670
$22,640 350
9 New Jersey
$64,460
$32,670 280
10 Florida
$64,230
$36,030 230
11 New York
$63,550
$37,190 1,310
12 Kentucky
$63,360
$37,450 140
13 North Dakota
$61,540
$35,220 80
14 Alabama
$61,250
$34,940 230
15 Georgia
$61,050
$39,300 120
16 Maryland
$60,310
$29,310 90
17 Minnesota
$59,920
$34,410 440
18 Iowa
$59,650
$26,370 280
19 Pennsylvania
$59,130
$33,530 1,180
20 Nebraska
$59,030
$24,140 50
21 District of Columbia
$58,890
$30,500 30
22 Texas
$58,720
$18,650 1,520
23 Indiana
$58,660
$33,840 400
24 Wyoming
$58,520
$33,030 40
25 Ohio
$57,640
$19,550 380
26 North Carolina
$57,620
$34,920 1,020
27 South Dakota
$57,600
$42,160 150
28 Hawaii
$57,040
$25,660 50
29 Oregon
$56,650
$28,080 310
30 Maine
$56,600
$42,200 90
31 Idaho
$56,120
$41,640 140
32 West Virginia
$54,780
$25,050 160
33 Wisconsin
$53,930
$33,270 200
34 Virginia
$53,410
$30,840 900
35 Puerto Rico
$52,950
$19,390 50
36 Tennessee
$51,410
$21,120 170
37 Washington
$49,750
$37,630 400
38 Kansas
$49,670
$17,040 60
39 South Carolina
$48,490
$29,700 160
40 Oklahoma
$48,370
$29,720 150
41 Arkansas
$48,360
$33,400 130
42 Illinois
$46,800
$23,690 460
43 Montana
$45,020
$33,480 30
44 Louisiana
$41,270
$16,520 120
45 Colorado
$41,250
$33,040 170
46 Arizona
$38,250
$18,220 560
47 Vermont
$37,590
$28,600 40
48 Alaska
$32,160
$25,580 0
49 Utah
$30,900
$20,780 610

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.