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Highest Paying States for Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers

The highest paying states for other postsecondary social sciences 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 other postsecondary social sciences teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $83,970, California is the highest paying state for other postsecondary social sciences teachers. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $82,950). 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 other postsecondary social sciences teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$83,970
$45,470 2,380
2 New York
$82,950
$44,430 2,580
3 New Hampshire
$82,430
$51,410 50
4 District of Columbia
$81,730
$50,180 70
5 Maryland
$79,790
$43,370 280
6 Michigan
$79,160
$44,590 480
7 New Jersey
$76,910
$39,800 470
8 Kentucky
$75,680
$39,690 120
9 South Carolina
$75,680
$44,580 160
10 North Carolina
$72,840
$43,000 520
11 Oregon
$71,730
$42,220 190
12 Virginia
$69,560
$42,720 50
13 Florida
$69,200
$38,520 910
14 Kansas
$69,030
$46,810 80
15 Iowa
$68,740
$42,410 60
16 Massachusetts
$68,520
$40,200 570
17 Georgia
$64,010
$38,350 180
18 Ohio
$62,190
$28,140 350
19 Minnesota
$60,040
$41,060 50
20 Alaska
$59,950
$40,810 40
21 Washington
$59,930
$40,600 210
22 Texas
$58,670
$18,060 350
23 Pennsylvania
$56,960
$28,420 440
24 Mississippi
$56,820
$34,720 50
25 Missouri
$56,490
$20,560 180
26 Alabama
$56,030
$41,930 40
27 Puerto Rico
$55,310
$40,100 510
28 Wisconsin
$54,770
$34,470 200
29 Colorado
$53,370
$20,440 70
30 Arkansas
$52,780
$26,070 190
31 Montana
$51,570
$41,300 40
32 Illinois
$46,820
$31,560 760
33 Tennessee
$44,410
$17,080 190
34 West Virginia
$41,970
$18,820 120

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of other postsecondary social sciences teachers in those states is not available at this time.

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