Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary political science teachers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary political science teachers amongst Alabama areas 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 Political Science Teachers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,400
25th Percentile Wage
$66,830
50th Percentile Wage
$78,300
75th Percentile Wage
$98,710
90th Percentile Wage
$124,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science teachers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary political science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,300
5.04% 20.20%
2016
$74,350
4.03% -
2015
$71,350
7.93% -
2014
$65,690
7.40% -
2013
$60,830
-2.71% -
2012
$62,480
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of Alabama ranges from $62,500 to $65,700. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $65,700. The lowest paying area is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $62,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$65,700
Huntsville
$62,500




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