Kingston was ranked fifth best small city and sixth best U.S. city overall for teachers in a survey of 380 cities by AdvisorSmith, an business insurance company. It weighed factors like job availability, compensation and cost of living.
The analysis found:
- Kingston ranked highest among the cities surveyed in New York State. It beat out Buffalo (#15), Binghamton (#26) and Utica (#29).
- Kingston hosts 32.8% more jobs for teachers on a per-capita basis compared with the U.S. average.
- The average annual salary for teachers in Kingston, NY is $74,604, which is 45% higher than the national average.