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How Much Does an Economics Teacher Earn In The United States?

Economics Teacher Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$107,000
$64,000
$107,000
$179,000
Economics teachers in the United States make an average salary of $107,738 per year or $51.8 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $64,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $179,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, and New York provide the highest economics teacher salaries.
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Where Economics Teachers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where economics teachers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Economics Teachers Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an economics teacher is roughly $107,738 per year, which boils down to $51.8 per hour. Interestingly enough, economics teachers have the highest salaries in Berkeley, CA at about $122,142 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Berkeley, CA is $72,000. Additionally, economics teachers make more than the average salary in Boston, MA, Providence, RI, New York, NY, Chicago, IL, and Washington, DC. On a more broad level, economics teacher salaries are highest in California, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, New York, Vermont, and Alaska. On the contrary, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Oklahoma offer the lowest economics teacher salaries.
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1. Berkeley, CA
$122,142
Avg. Salary
$56k
$160k
2. Boston, MA
$108,759
Avg. Salary
$56k
$160k
3. Providence, RI
$105,466
Avg. Salary
$56k
$160k
4. New York, NY
$105,112
Avg. Salary
$56k
$160k
5. Chicago, IL
$98,817
Avg. Salary
$56k
$160k
6. Washington, DC
$95,963
Avg. Salary
$56k
$160k

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Which Companies Pay Economics Teachers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like North Dakota State University and Carnegie Mellon University as they offer the highest salaries for economics teachers.
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Economics Teacher Salary History

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    Recently Added Economics Teacher Salaries

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    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Frostburg, MD
    Frostburg, MD
    04/08/2019
    04/08/2019
    $73,350
    $73,350
    04/08/2019
    Economics Teacher
    Economics Teacher
    College Park, MD
    College Park, MD
    04/05/2019
    04/05/2019
    $180,000
    $180,000
    04/05/2019
    Economics Teacher, Postsecondary
    Economics Teacher, Postsecondary
    Long Beach, CA
    Long Beach, CA
    03/05/2019
    03/05/2019
    $84,132
    $84,132
    03/05/2019
    Postsecondary Economics Teacher
    Postsecondary Economics Teacher
    Greeley, CO
    Greeley, CO
    05/25/2018
    05/25/2018
    $49,660
    $49,660
    05/25/2018
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    07/18/2017
    07/18/2017
    $99,730
    $99,730
    07/18/2017
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    06/30/2017
    06/30/2017
    $135,000
    $135,000
    06/30/2017
    Economic Teachers, Postsecondary
    Economic Teachers, Postsecondary
    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    06/30/2017
    06/30/2017
    $135,000
    $135,000
    06/30/2017
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Edwardsville, IL
    Edwardsville, IL
    06/26/2017
    06/26/2017
    $88,000
    $88,000
    06/26/2017
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Storrs, CT
    Storrs, CT
    06/20/2017
    06/20/2017
    $82,000
    $82,000
    06/20/2017
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    Storrs, CT
    Storrs, CT
    06/20/2017
    06/20/2017
    $82,000
    $82,000
    06/20/2017