Teachers The Best Cities for Teachers  

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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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52 28
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Minnesota
2
58 35
Boston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Massachusetts
3
45 26
Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Michigan
4
41 24
New York City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
New York
5
30 20
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Ohio
6
30 20
Stamford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Connecticut
7
33 24
New Haven is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Connecticut
8
31 23
Muskegon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Michigan
9
35 28
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Michigan
10
28 20
Bridgeton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Bridgeton New Jersey
11
33 26
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Pennsylvania
12
33 26
Kenosha is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Wisconsin
13
32 25
Providence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Rhode Island
14
26 18
Vineland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
New Jersey
15
28 21
Hartford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Connecticut
16
23 16
Nassau is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
New York
17
26 20
Kingston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Kingston New York
18
26 21
Joliet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Illinois
19
45 45
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
smart43 added San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
20
25 21
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Maryland
21
31 29
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
Illinois
22
33 32
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
23
37 55
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
California
24
29 47
Irvine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
California
25
29 49
Napa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Teachers
California