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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 $54,330, New Jersey is the highest paying state for self-enrichment education teachers. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $51,880). 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 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
$54,330
$25,420 9,060
2 District of Columbia
$51,880
$30,950 330
3 Alaska
$47,880
$31,470 360
4 Vermont
$47,510
$26,410 650
5 New York
$44,410
$21,730 34,010
6 Washington
$44,190
$25,890 6,950
7 Massachusetts
$42,870
$20,810 9,740
8 South Carolina
$42,250
$20,350 2,870
9 Oregon
$42,180
$23,090 3,300
10 Virginia
$41,860
$18,150 4,430
11 California
$41,580
$23,240 24,600
12 New Hampshire
$40,440
$20,350 1,400
13 Wyoming
$39,940
$22,250 390
14 Hawaii
$39,780
$26,310 1,230
15 Connecticut
$39,240
$20,010 2,830
16 Idaho
$38,260
$18,880 620
17 Maryland
$37,800
$19,510 5,090
18 Indiana
$36,920
$19,160 2,750
19 Rhode Island
$36,330
$19,980 960
20 Alabama
$36,260
$17,110 2,200
21 Colorado
$36,180
$19,640 4,140
22 Kansas
$35,870
$17,580 1,050
23 Mississippi
$35,430
$19,160 1,300
24 Arizona
$35,360
$19,210 3,180
25 Minnesota
$35,360
$19,470 5,980
26 Texas
$34,630
$19,560 14,740
27 Iowa
$34,140
$17,160 1,910
28 Nevada
$34,020
$16,940 1,080
29 Georgia
$33,490
$17,990 5,900
30 Illinois
$33,130
$18,780 10,040
31 West Virginia
$32,190
$18,740 550
32 Pennsylvania
$31,860
$17,660 8,880
33 Maine
$31,570
$17,690 1,150
34 Florida
$31,420
$18,550 13,060
35 Wisconsin
$31,230
$17,530 4,190
36 Missouri
$31,150
$17,650 3,670
37 Oklahoma
$31,050
$17,040 1,040
38 Ohio
$30,770
$19,070 6,970
39 Kentucky
$30,510
$17,370 1,060
40 Montana
$30,460
$19,200 460
41 North Carolina
$30,450
$17,680 7,320
42 South Dakota
$30,320
$25,590 250
43 Arkansas
$30,300
$17,660 630
44 Utah
$29,600
$17,090 3,640
45 New Mexico
$29,560
$18,930 1,040
46 Michigan
$29,480
$18,440 5,590
47 Nebraska
$29,340
$19,340 1,720
48 Louisiana
$29,290
$17,730 1,330
49 Tennessee
$28,470
$17,180 2,480
50 Delaware
$27,950
$18,390 350
51 North Dakota
$27,360
$17,230 450
52 Puerto Rico
$23,600
$17,010 490
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