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

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,550
25th Percentile Wage
$38,040
50th Percentile Wage
$54,660
75th Percentile Wage
$75,490
90th Percentile Wage
$99,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education 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 vocational education teachers is $99,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary vocational education teachers is $31,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,660
-3.37% 2.20%
2016
$56,500
-10.83% -
2015
$62,620
-16.96% -
2014
$73,240
15.77% -
2013
$61,690
13.34% -
2012
$53,460
- -

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

The average salaries of postsecondary vocational education 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 postsecondary vocational education teacher occupations is the architectural, engineering, and related services industry with an annual salary $88,480. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $47,820). For detailed postsecondary vocational education teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$88,480
Engineering Services
$88,480
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$73,590
Scientific Research and Development Services
$60,320
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$60,320
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,660
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$53,150
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$48,520
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,820

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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