Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors among California 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 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,540
25th Percentile Wage
$55,840
50th Percentile Wage
$71,290
75th Percentile Wage
$85,400
90th Percentile Wage
$99,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,290
8.25% 3.41%
2016
$65,410
-4.86% -
2015
$68,590
5.96% -
2014
$64,500
-10.40% -
2013
$71,210
3.30% -
2012
$68,860
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of California ranges from $24,800 to $92,200. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in California is Vallejo-Fairfield with a median annual salary of $92,200. The second highest paying city/area in California State is El Centro (mean annual salary $88,050). The lowest paying area is Salinas with a median annual salary of $24,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Vallejo-Fairfield
$92,200
El Centro
$88,050
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$85,650
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$85,350
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$84,820
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$84,700
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$80,680
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$77,870
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$76,070
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$75,730
Redding
$75,000
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$74,460
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$73,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$73,460
Stockton
$72,950
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$70,800
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$68,680
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$67,080
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$64,900
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$62,610
Fresno
$53,710
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$50,980
Bakersfield-Delano
$50,560
Merced
$48,460
Visalia-Porterville
$47,440
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$47,420
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$42,110
Modesto
$28,310
Salinas
$24,800




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors

💰 Highest paying industries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors.