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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 $87,840, New Mexico is the highest paying state for other postsecondary social sciences teachers. It is followed by Idaho (average annual salary $86,570). 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 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 New Mexico
$87,840
$56,620 350
2 Idaho
$86,570
$50,480 30
3 Rhode Island
$86,330
$55,200 50
4 California
$83,970
$45,470 2,500
5 Iowa
$83,150
$34,390 140
6 Maryland
$82,670
$45,610 290
7 New Hampshire
$82,430
$51,410 50
8 New York
$82,380
$45,320 2,710
9 District of Columbia
$81,730
$50,180 70
10 Connecticut
$80,420
$51,910 60
11 Arizona
$80,080
$35,290 120
12 South Carolina
$78,080
$44,470 170
13 Michigan
$76,190
$47,840 280
14 Kentucky
$75,680
$39,690 90
15 New Jersey
$74,890
$43,780 350
16 Ohio
$74,420
$27,400 220
17 Oregon
$73,200
$42,580 220
18 Massachusetts
$71,700
$42,040 510
19 North Carolina
$71,480
$45,160 680
20 Virginia
$69,560
$42,720 80
21 Nebraska
$69,220
$54,160 40
22 Kansas
$69,030
$46,810 140
23 Minnesota
$68,560
$42,080 70
24 Indiana
$68,500
$37,690 110
25 Pennsylvania
$66,980
$34,610 470
26 Georgia
$66,960
$39,510 140
27 Utah
$64,170
$39,730 90
28 North Dakota
$62,270
$34,480 60
29 Wisconsin
$60,990
$36,180 140
30 Missouri
$60,550
$38,230 140
31 Alaska
$59,950
$40,810 40
32 Washington
$59,930
$41,150 230
33 Puerto Rico
$59,300
$41,370 310
34 Mississippi
$56,440
$37,970 70
35 Texas
$56,270
$19,500 680
36 Alabama
$56,030
$41,930 40
37 Colorado
$53,370
$20,440 70
38 Maine
$52,910
$28,960 130
39 Montana
$51,570
$41,300 40
40 West Virginia
$50,430
$19,240 110
41 Arkansas
$48,780
$21,640 200
42 Illinois
$47,690
$32,620 890
43 Oklahoma
$39,290
$25,670 300
44 Florida
$22,560
$18,000 2,820
45 Tennessee
$20,030
$16,360 300

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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