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

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

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,330
25th Percentile Wage
$36,750
50th Percentile Wage
$52,860
75th Percentile Wage
$73,900
90th Percentile Wage
$99,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous postsecondary 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) miscellaneous postsecondary teachers is $99,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous postsecondary teachers is $29,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,860
-2.91% 2.50%
2016
$54,400
-7.57% -
2015
$58,520
-5.26% -
2014
$61,600
14.68% -
2013
$52,560
1.94% -
2012
$51,540
- -

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

The average salaries of miscellaneous postsecondary teachers in nine 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 miscellaneous postsecondary teacher occupations is the architectural, engineering, and related services industry with an annual salary $82,270. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (annual salary $44,870). For detailed miscellaneous postsecondary teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$82,270
Engineering Services
$82,270
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$73,590
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$53,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,860
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$48,850
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,820
Scientific Research and Development Services
$45,380
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$44,870

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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