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Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Business Teachers

The top 23 highest paying industries for postsecondary business teachers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $89,080, colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned is the highest paying industry for postsecondary business teachers. It is followed by colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry (average annual salary $85,910). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of postsecondary business teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 23 Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Business Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$89,080
28,850
2 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$85,910
430
3 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$80,450
61,980
4 State government, including schools and hospitals
$79,630
34,800
5 Educational Services - State government owned
$79,630
34,800
6 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$77,340
48,990
7 Educational Services
$74,080
85,020
8 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$72,860
14,190
9 Educational Services - Local government owned
$72,860
14,190
10 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$72,760
13,660
11 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$72,730
32,700
12 Educational Services - Privately owned
$69,780
36,030
13 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$62,760
20,850
14 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$54,380
300
15 Junior colleges - State government owned
$53,130
5,400
16 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$52,690
190
17 Other Schools and Instruction
$52,690
190
18 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$51,820
1,790
19 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$51,130
1,210
20 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$50,390
100
21 Technical and Trade Schools
$50,100
800
22 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$48,910
960
23 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$45,920
390
See also: Highest paying cities for postsecondary business teachers.