Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary Information in California

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,690
25th Percentile Wage
$49,570
50th Percentile Wage
$68,130
75th Percentile Wage
$96,760
90th Percentile Wage
$125,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other postsecondary teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other postsecondary teachers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$68,130
3.41% 6.50%
2014
$65,810
8.18% -
2013
$60,430
-5.41% -
2012
$63,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in state of California ranges from $58,800 to $127,310. The highest paying area for other postsecondary teachers in California is Stockton with a median annual salary of $127,310. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario (mean annual salary $86,320). The lowest paying area is Bakersfield-Delano with a median annual salary of $58,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Stockton
$127,310
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$86,320
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$84,510
Yuba City
$80,690
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$80,690
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$76,930
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$75,090
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$69,630
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$68,920
Vallejo-Fairfield
$67,050
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$66,970
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$66,180
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$66,090
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$65,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$64,580
Fresno
$64,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$62,610
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$62,490
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$62,360
Modesto
$59,760
Bakersfield-Delano
$58,800




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