Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education teachers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education teachers among Florida 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 Education Teachers in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,270
25th Percentile Wage
$50,320
50th Percentile Wage
$70,180
75th Percentile Wage
$91,000
90th Percentile Wage
$115,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education teachers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,180
-10.54% -7.18%
2016
$77,580
11.19% -
2015
$68,900
9.26% -
2014
$62,520
-15.21% -
2013
$72,030
-4.43% -
2012
$75,220
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Teachers in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in state of Florida ranges from $36,740 to $100,040. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in Florida is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $100,040. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $82,520). The lowest paying area is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $36,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gainesville
$100,040
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$82,520
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$77,620
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$75,970
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$73,800
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$71,980
Jacksonville
$69,360
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$65,090
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$62,540
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$62,410
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$59,430
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$57,000
Tallahassee
$52,930
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$37,130
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$36,740




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