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Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Engineering and Architecture Teachers

The top 20 highest paying industries for postsecondary engineering and architecture 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 $145,870, business schools and computer and management training - privately owned is the highest paying industry for postsecondary engineering and architecture teachers. It is followed by business schools and computer and management training industry (average annual salary $145,870). 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 engineering and architecture teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 20 Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Engineering and Architecture Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$145,870
n/a
2 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$145,870
n/a
3 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$110,780
n/a
4 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$93,640
24,470
5 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$93,500
38,130
6 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$92,310
n/a
7 Educational Services - Privately owned
$91,650
13,300
8 State government, including schools and hospitals
$91,540
26,080
9 Educational Services - State government owned
$91,540
26,080
10 Educational Services
$90,950
43,810
11 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$90,700
30,510
12 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$84,840
4,430
13 Educational Services - Local government owned
$84,840
4,430
14 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$79,830
n/a
15 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$72,660
5,540
16 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$69,830
360
17 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$67,530
50
18 Junior colleges - State government owned
$60,610
1,570
19 Technical and Trade Schools
$55,930
90
20 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,330
30