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Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary in the Industry of Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned

The salary statistics and trend of postsecondary psychology teachers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare postsecondary psychology teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,520
25th Percentile Wage
$54,530
50th Percentile Wage
$72,660
75th Percentile Wage
$100,440
90th Percentile Wage
$141,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned. 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 psychology teachers is $141,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent postsecondary psychology teachers is $39,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in the industry of Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,660
1.53% 7.60%
2016
$71,550
2.50% -
2015
$69,760
2.22% -
2014
$68,210
-0.07% -
2013
$68,260
1.64% -
2012
$67,140
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary psychology teachers in 14 industries within the educational services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of postsecondary psychology teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$108,910
Educational Services - Local government owned
$82,980
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$80,580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$75,710
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$74,590
Educational Services
$73,760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$72,660
Educational Services - Privately owned
$72,600
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$72,440
Educational Services - State government owned
$71,890
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$70,330
Junior colleges - State government owned
$54,430
Technical and Trade Schools
$49,850
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,920

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