Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary vocational education teachers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary vocational education teachers among Alabama metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,750
25th Percentile Wage
$26,640
50th Percentile Wage
$42,220
75th Percentile Wage
$56,470
90th Percentile Wage
$69,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.52
25th Percentile Wage
$12.81
50th Percentile Wage
$20.30
75th Percentile Wage
$27.15
90th Percentile Wage
$33.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.19. The median hourly salary is $20.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.52.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,22010.23%-4.48%
201537,900-12.01%-
201442,45018.21%-
201334,720-27.04%-
201244,110--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Alabama ranges from $22,370 to $63,740. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Alabama is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,740. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $47,870). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$63,740
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$47,870
Montgomery
$47,270
Birmingham-Hoover
$45,790
Huntsville
$44,680
Mobile
$35,920
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$22,370



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