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 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 Vocational Education Teachers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,770
25th Percentile Wage
$23,630
50th Percentile Wage
$40,010
75th Percentile Wage
$54,970
90th Percentile Wage
$65,920

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 $65,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,010
-5.52% -10.25%
2016
$42,220
10.23% -
2015
$37,900
-12.01% -
2014
$42,450
18.21% -
2013
$34,720
-27.04% -
2012
$44,110
- -

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 $27,110 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 Auburn-Opelika (mean annual salary $59,380). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$63,740
Auburn-Opelika
$59,380
Tuscaloosa
$50,670
Anniston-Oxford
$48,060
Huntsville
$46,630
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$46,620
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$46,270
Birmingham-Hoover
$44,600
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$41,310
Montgomery
$39,770
Mobile
$36,790
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,110




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