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Postsecondary Life Sciences Teacher Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of postsecondary life sciences teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary life sciences teacher salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Life Sciences Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,870
25th Percentile Wage
$63,220
50th Percentile Wage
$92,560
75th Percentile Wage
$143,910
90th Percentile Wage
$179,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary life sciences teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary life sciences teachers is $179,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary life sciences teachers is $46,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary life sciences teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,560
-7.42% -39.89%
2016
$99,430
3.89% -
2015
$95,560
0.57% -
2014
$95,020
-0.44% -
2013
$95,440
-35.67% -
2012
$129,480
- -

Compare Postsecondary Life Sciences Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary life sciences teachers in three industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for postsecondary life sciences teacher occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services industry with an annual salary $92,560. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (annual salary $92,560). For detailed postsecondary life sciences teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$92,560
Scientific Research and Development Services
$92,560
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$92,560

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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