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Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Social Work Teachers

The highest paying states for postsecondary social work 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 social work teachers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $85,710, California is the highest paying state for postsecondary social work teachers. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $82,010). 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 social work teachers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Postsecondary Social Work Teachers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$85,710
$39,360 260
2 Maryland
$82,010
$52,500 150
3 Connecticut
$77,780
$52,800 380
4 Utah
$75,210
$44,230 110
5 New York
$74,670
$36,970 2,420
6 Delaware
$73,790
$46,820 60
7 New Hampshire
$73,680
$43,370 60
8 District of Columbia
$72,790
$32,900 40
9 Massachusetts
$71,850
$44,970 380
10 Kansas
$70,500
$17,240 120
11 New Jersey
$69,810
$38,880 680
12 Rhode Island
$69,160
$47,530 60
13 Indiana
$68,200
$52,330 230
14 Nevada
$68,080
$52,090 80
15 Arizona
$67,640
$38,230 430
16 Washington
$66,790
$39,310 180
17 Missouri
$66,090
$36,260 140
18 Florida
$65,580
$18,590 350
19 Iowa
$65,080
$41,030 130
20 Mississippi
$64,240
$37,370 50
21 South Dakota
$63,440
$43,850 60
22 Puerto Rico
$63,390
$19,970 50
23 Louisiana
$63,190
$39,370 60
24 Oregon
$62,850
$36,450 270
25 North Carolina
$62,810
$37,650 560
26 Alabama
$62,620
$44,050 110
27 Minnesota
$62,330
$36,260 490
28 Ohio
$62,170
$32,240 640
29 North Dakota
$62,090
$34,580 30
30 New Mexico
$61,830
$47,150 50
31 South Carolina
$61,560
$34,540 100
32 Georgia
$61,370
$43,200 100
33 Michigan
$61,260
$20,110 540
34 Arkansas
$60,640
$45,250 100
35 Montana
$60,380
$41,920 40
36 Idaho
$60,240
$37,470 30
37 Texas
$59,550
$18,480 500
38 Pennsylvania
$59,520
$19,390 780
39 Colorado
$58,340
$32,020 380
40 Kentucky
$58,250
$42,190 160
41 Tennessee
$58,030
$24,400 150
42 Nebraska
$56,220
$32,750 60
43 Wisconsin
$55,720
$34,230 110
44 Virginia
$55,580
$33,620 280
45 West Virginia
$53,880
$24,040 40
46 Maine
$53,490
$27,710 130
47 Illinois
$49,220
$28,990 770
48 Oklahoma
$42,380
$33,130 80

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

See also: Highest paying industries for postsecondary social work teachers, Top Paying Jobs in America.