Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature teachers among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,550
25th Percentile Wage
$45,840
50th Percentile Wage
$57,390
75th Percentile Wage
$71,320
90th Percentile Wage
$89,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,390
3.68% 20.82%
2016
$55,280
-2.44% -
2015
$56,630
7.68% -
2014
$52,280
4.44% -
2013
$49,960
9.05% -
2012
$45,440
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Alabama ranges from $34,540 to $63,070. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Alabama is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,070. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $61,490). The lowest paying area is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$63,070
Birmingham-Hoover
$61,490
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$57,860
Montgomery
$57,110
Huntsville
$56,130
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,920
Mobile
$49,550
Tuscaloosa
$49,290
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,540




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