Postsecondary Engineering Teacher Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary engineering teachers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary engineering teachers 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 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,010
25th Percentile Wage
$87,360
50th Percentile Wage
$126,450
75th Percentile Wage
$165,920
90th Percentile Wage
$205,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary engineering teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $205,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $126,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$126,450
6.07% 11.94%
2016
$118,770
8.51% -
2015
$108,660
3.27% -
2014
$105,110
4.31% -
2013
$100,580
-10.71% -
2012
$111,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Engineering Teachers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary engineering teachers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary engineering teachers in state of California ranges from $93,640 to $141,020. The highest paying area for postsecondary engineering teachers in California is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with a median annual salary of $141,020. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos (mean annual salary $126,700). The lowest paying area is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with a median annual salary of $93,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$141,020
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$126,700
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$124,440
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$115,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$109,380
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$105,840
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$101,900
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$93,640




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