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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,680
25th Percentile Wage
$67,390
50th Percentile Wage
$93,680
75th Percentile Wage
$126,850
90th Percentile Wage
$183,630

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 $183,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary history teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,6805.69%-0.79%
201588,3503.62%-
201485,1504.06%-
201381,690-15.58%-
201294,420--

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 $81,550 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 $110,240). The lowest paying area is Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville with a median annual salary of $81,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$128,060
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$110,240
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$98,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$93,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$89,760
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$87,100
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$85,720
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$84,460
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$81,550


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