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Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Math and Computer Teachers

The top 26 highest paying industries for postsecondary math and computer 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 $116,280, health care and social assistance is the highest paying industry for postsecondary math and computer teachers. It is followed by colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry (average annual salary $92,730). 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 math and computer teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 26 Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Math and Computer Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Health Care and Social Assistance
$116,280
50
2 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$92,730
1,590
3 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$76,010
25,890
4 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$74,420
50,360
5 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,360
22,870
6 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$70,470
80
7 Other Schools and Instruction
$70,250
80
8 Educational Services - Privately owned
$70,020
25,470
9 Educational Services - Local government owned
$68,960
25,930
10 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$68,950
25,940
11 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$68,480
80
12 Educational Support Services
$68,480
80
13 Educational Services
$67,790
89,360
14 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$67,730
24,280
15 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$66,920
63,940
16 State government, including schools and hospitals
$65,510
38,000
17 Educational Services - State government owned
$65,490
37,960
18 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$63,430
390
19 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$61,080
1,580
20 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$60,730
37,570
21 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$53,330
60
22 Junior colleges - State government owned
$52,230
11,720
23 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$51,830
470
24 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$51,830
470
25 Technical and Trade Schools
$51,610
800
26 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$47,710
350