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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 $81,450, Florida is the highest paying state for postsecondary social work teachers. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $80,510). 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 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 Florida
$81,450
$48,490 330
2 Connecticut
$80,510
$49,940 380
3 New York
$79,730
$35,660 2,010
4 California
$76,890
$41,570 290
5 Utah
$73,980
$44,500 90
6 District of Columbia
$72,790
$32,900 40
7 New Jersey
$69,810
$38,880 680
8 Rhode Island
$69,720
$42,280 60
9 Oregon
$68,600
$51,360 100
10 Michigan
$68,570
$27,410 430
11 Indiana
$66,550
$54,150 420
12 North Dakota
$66,150
$36,010 50
13 Mississippi
$64,920
$35,770 60
14 Massachusetts
$64,860
$20,810 490
15 Maryland
$63,520
$43,870 80
16 Kentucky
$63,360
$26,120 200
17 North Carolina
$63,270
$40,920 500
18 Iowa
$63,220
$32,710 130
19 Alabama
$62,620
$44,050 110
20 Louisiana
$62,330
$38,680 60
21 South Carolina
$61,860
$34,220 100
22 West Virginia
$61,850
$20,100 40
23 New Mexico
$61,830
$47,150 80
24 Minnesota
$61,750
$36,930 360
25 Georgia
$61,370
$43,200 100
26 Arkansas
$60,640
$45,250 90
27 Ohio
$60,380
$33,950 550
28 Missouri
$59,620
$35,390 160
29 Maine
$58,940
$27,070 120
30 Texas
$58,220
$21,880 660
31 Kansas
$58,050
$30,150 120
32 South Dakota
$57,650
$40,760 70
33 Wisconsin
$57,440
$35,910 170
34 Tennessee
$57,080
$24,370 170
35 Pennsylvania
$57,020
$34,090 690
36 Nebraska
$55,740
$29,810 60
37 Virginia
$55,580
$33,620 390
38 Colorado
$50,430
$20,360 320
39 Illinois
$48,500
$36,000 460
40 Oklahoma
$47,740
$33,940 60
41 Puerto Rico
$34,990
$16,970 50

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.

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