Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,820
25th Percentile Wage
$71,330
50th Percentile Wage
$90,730
75th Percentile Wage
$114,150
90th Percentile Wage
$148,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics teachers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $148,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,730
-3.27% 4.99%
2016
$93,700
9.43% -
2015
$84,860
12.18% -
2014
$74,520
-16.36% -
2013
$86,710
0.59% -
2012
$86,200
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in state of Florida ranges from $72,910 to $113,630. The highest paying area for postsecondary physics teachers in Florida is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater with a median annual salary of $113,630. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall (mean annual salary $112,800). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $72,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$113,630
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$112,800
Tallahassee
$98,810
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$92,860
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$92,630
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$85,660
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$72,910




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