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California Math Teacher Salary Expectations

California math teacher salary expectations are much higher than national salary figures. In fact, the California Employment Development Department reports that the annual average among math teachers in the state is $92,798 compared to $74,210 nationally. This gives math teachers in California the edge by 20%. The median salary in California is also much higher at $85,107 compared with $65,930 nationally.

Of course, income is often specific to location, so the California Employment Development Department also provides salary data by city:

Fresno County

  • Average: $86,431
  • Median: $88,352

East Bay Area

  • Median: $79,562

Inland Empire Area

  • Median: $93,678

Los Angeles County

(Los Angeles, Long Beach, Glendale)

  • Average: $110,168
  • Median: $101,339

San Diego County

(San Diego, Carlsbad, San Marcos)

  • Average: $74,756
  • Median: $60,959

Santa Clara County

(San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara)

  • Average: $81,822
  • Median: $61,912

Sacramento County

(Sacramento, Arden-Arcade, Roseville)

  • Average: $75,301
  • Median: $66,778

The salary data below has been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor:

Area name
Employment
Annual median wage
Bakersfield-Delano CA
50
100560
Fresno CA
100
Estimate Not Released
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale CA Metropolitan Division
1540
76100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana CA
1950
83150
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward CA Metropolitan Division
440
74130
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario CA
520
77410
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos CA
610
67490
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont CA
930
73090
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City CA Metropolitan Division
490
72210
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara CA
370
60550
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine CA Metropolitan Division
410
114010