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The Best Cities for Teachers 

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Updated September 15, 2017 3.6k votes 305 voters 11.5k views 54 items

List Rules Top U.S. city list for teaching jobs

List of the best cities for teachers. Teaching is a tough job only taken on by the toughest, most generous type of person. Usually,teachers can expect to work long, stressful hours without the promise of a high salary or job security. Plus, every year money is taken from education funds,making it even tougher to live on a teacher’s salary. The cities on this list are the answer to the question, “where is the best place to live as a teacher?”

The cities on this list are the best places for teachers to find jobs due to their salaries, treatment of those in the field, and low living costs. Many of these cities also have plenty of employment opportunities for teachers. Metropolitan cities like Minneapolis and New York are always in need of strong teaching candidates for any of the hundreds of private and public schools. Small cities have reverence for their teachers and affordable living costs.

Compiled on this list are all of the best locations for teachers looking for amazing employment opportunities with high pay, good working conditions, and affordable living. If you’re a teacher looking to further your successful teaching career, these cities are for you. 

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Minnesota
2
Boston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Massachusetts
3
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Michigan
4
New York City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
New York
5
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Michigan
6
New Haven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Connecticut
7
Muskegon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Michigan
8
Providence is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Rhode Island
9
Kenosha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Wisconsin
10
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Pennsylvania
11
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Ohio
12
Stamford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Connecticut
13
Bridgeton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Bridgeton New Jersey
14
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
smart43 added San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
15
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Illinois
16
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Connecticut
17
Kingston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Kingston New York
18
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
19
Nassau is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
New York
20
Vineland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
New Jersey
21
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Maryland
22
Joliet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Illinois
23
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
California
24
Suffolk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Virginia
25
Irvine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
California