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Highest Paying Industries for Other Postsecondary Teachers

The top 32 highest paying industries for other postsecondary 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 $152,750, general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned is the highest paying industry for other postsecondary teachers. It is followed by hospitals - state government owned industry (average annual salary $152,750). 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 other postsecondary teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 32 Highest Paying Industries for Other Postsecondary Teachers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$152,750
n/a
2 Hospitals - State government owned
$152,750
n/a
3 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$106,820
540
4 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$106,820
540
5 Health Care and Social Assistance
$104,280
550
6 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$68,980
60,290
7 Educational Services - Privately owned
$67,680
64,740
8 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,290
n/a
9 Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,290
n/a
10 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,790
134,720
11 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$63,270
3,100
12 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$62,800
37,540
13 Educational Services - Local government owned
$62,800
40,650
14 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$62,780
40,670
15 Educational Services
$62,290
188,820
16 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$61,950
460
17 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$60,590
71,330
18 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$60,210
n/a
19 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$60,060
560
20 State government, including schools and hospitals
$59,310
83,810
21 Educational Services - State government owned
$59,220
83,430
22 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$59,200
51,120
23 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$58,410
50
24 Other Schools and Instruction
$57,980
60
25 Junior colleges - State government owned
$53,230
11,600
26 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$50,360
1,970
27 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$50,170
40
28 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$49,640
390
29 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$48,620
180
30 Educational Support Services
$48,620
180
31 Technical and Trade Schools
$48,460
2,190
32 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$47,820
1,790
See also: Highest paying cities for other postsecondary teachers.