Postsecondary History Teacher Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary history teachers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary history teachers amongst California 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary History Teachers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,210
25th Percentile Wage
$63,560
50th Percentile Wage
$90,620
75th Percentile Wage
$127,230
90th Percentile Wage
$187,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary history teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $187,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,620
-3.38% -4.19%
2016
$93,680
5.69% -
2015
$88,350
3.62% -
2014
$85,150
4.06% -
2013
$81,690
-15.58% -
2012
$94,420
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary history teachers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary history teachers in state of California ranges from $63,840 to $128,060. The highest paying area for postsecondary history teachers in California is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine with a median annual salary of $128,060. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario (mean annual salary $110,480). The lowest paying area is Santa Cruz-Watsonville with a median annual salary of $63,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$128,060
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$110,480
Fresno
$107,510
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$98,520
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$95,970
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$93,310
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$92,100
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$91,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$89,760
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$85,720
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$84,460
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$63,840




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