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Highest Paying States for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

The highest paying states for self-enrichment education 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 self-enrichment education teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $53,760, New Jersey is the highest paying state for self-enrichment education teachers. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $49,810). 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 self-enrichment education teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$53,760
$25,630 9,860
2 Alaska
$49,810
$30,290 460
3 New York
$46,210
$23,340 32,630
4 Massachusetts
$45,480
$23,330 9,460
5 Vermont
$44,880
$25,520 600
6 Washington
$44,680
$25,780 7,610
7 California
$43,400
$24,670 26,900
8 Oregon
$42,760
$23,850 3,190
9 New Hampshire
$42,370
$22,850 1,500
10 District of Columbia
$42,110
$27,680 430
11 Wyoming
$40,760
$24,330 560
12 South Carolina
$40,690
$20,290 2,890
13 Alabama
$40,010
$18,160 2,000
14 Virginia
$39,430
$18,410 4,430
15 Maryland
$39,280
$19,840 5,910
16 Connecticut
$39,100
$21,820 3,030
17 Texas
$38,150
$20,310 13,860
18 Minnesota
$37,880
$20,640 6,720
19 Arizona
$37,790
$22,420 2,700
20 Iowa
$37,480
$17,690 1,550
21 Hawaii
$37,040
$22,750 1,560
22 Idaho
$36,910
$18,560 740
23 Rhode Island
$36,420
$20,410 900
24 Colorado
$35,980
$19,550 4,000
25 Mississippi
$35,870
$20,300 1,490
26 Georgia
$35,540
$19,710 5,280
27 West Virginia
$35,160
$19,100 380
28 Pennsylvania
$34,570
$18,250 10,490
29 Nevada
$34,510
$17,450 1,210
30 Illinois
$34,260
$19,160 11,810
31 Ohio
$34,180
$19,670 8,090
32 Missouri
$33,830
$17,610 3,890
33 Kansas
$33,720
$18,250 1,100
34 North Dakota
$33,580
$18,030 350
35 Maine
$33,530
$19,270 1,300
36 Michigan
$32,760
$19,120 5,870
37 South Dakota
$32,070
$25,020 260
38 Florida
$31,870
$18,750 12,550
39 Indiana
$31,670
$17,860 2,540
40 Tennessee
$31,270
$17,810 2,710
41 Wisconsin
$31,150
$17,940 4,460
42 Kentucky
$30,780
$17,510 1,230
43 Delaware
$30,390
$19,030 410
44 Louisiana
$30,360
$18,260 1,670
45 North Carolina
$29,630
$17,670 7,240
46 Nebraska
$28,950
$19,340 1,970
47 Utah
$28,550
$17,430 4,330
48 Montana
$28,510
$19,990 540
49 New Mexico
$28,230
$19,260 1,210
50 Oklahoma
$28,190
$16,740 1,090
51 Arkansas
$27,530
$18,440 600
52 Puerto Rico
$23,480
$16,710 330
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