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Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Health Teachers

The top 43 highest paying industries for postsecondary health 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 $180,250, outpatient care centers is the highest paying industry for postsecondary health teachers. It is followed by hospitals - state government owned industry (average annual salary $152,010). 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 health teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 43 Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Health Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Outpatient Care Centers
$180,250
370
2 Hospitals - State government owned
$152,010
2,180
3 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$123,250
850
4 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$121,660
n/a
5 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$114,610
n/a
6 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$107,700
50
7 Health Care and Social Assistance
$100,160
10,210
8 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$99,270
9,310
9 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$97,940
90
10 Hospitals - Local government owned
$97,590
130
11 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$94,650
1,140
12 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$93,590
8,190
13 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$93,490
6,950
14 Hospitals - Privately owned
$93,390
7,010
15 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$91,500
n/a
16 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$89,910
110
17 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$89,810
163,520
18 Offices of Physicians
$88,430
440
19 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$87,000
70,870
20 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$85,560
500
21 Educational Support Services
$85,560
500
22 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$84,290
120
23 State government, including schools and hospitals
$83,430
105,900
24 Educational Services - State government owned
$82,710
103,600
25 Educational Services - Privately owned
$82,030
82,480
26 Educational Services
$79,740
214,370
27 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$78,710
134,320
28 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$68,410
500
29 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$68,210
28,420
30 Educational Services - Local government owned
$68,130
28,290
31 Other Schools and Instruction
$67,930
510
32 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$65,380
24,760
33 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$62,300
1,500
34 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$61,460
1,390
35 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$60,710
5,560
36 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$60,040
41,400
37 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$59,340
490
38 Technical and Trade Schools
$58,870
6,940
39 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$57,700
3,670
40 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$56,180
40
41 Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,010
12,980
42 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$52,840
890
43 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$49,260
40