OCEANSIDE, California (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Teachers in the Canton-Massillon metro area are getting paid more than their counterparts in other cities.

One survey says the area is 15th highest in the country among mid-size metros, with teachers averaging $72,000 a year.

Cleveland and Akron are higher, but a number of California communities are also up there.

And Ohio is number three.

The survey used Bureau of Labor Statistics and other government information.