Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature teachers amongst Georgia cities 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 English Language and Literature Teachers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,770
25th Percentile Wage
$46,830
50th Percentile Wage
$61,510
75th Percentile Wage
$81,430
90th Percentile Wage
$102,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,510
12.29% 22.78%
2016
$53,950
-9.06% -
2015
$58,840
2.35% -
2014
$57,460
-2.73% -
2013
$59,030
19.53% -
2012
$47,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Georgia ranges from $42,530 to $82,190. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $82,190. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Valdosta (mean annual salary $79,490). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $42,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$82,190
Valdosta
$79,490
Macon
$76,670
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$59,660
Columbus
$58,550
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$58,330
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$55,250
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$52,000
Albany
$50,830
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$49,310
Gainesville
$42,530




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