Postsecondary Computer Science Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of postsecondary computer science teachers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary computer science teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,170
25th Percentile Wage
$54,660
50th Percentile Wage
$77,550
75th Percentile Wage
$110,630
90th Percentile Wage
$155,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary computer science teachers in the industry sector of educational 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 computer science teachers is $155,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary computer science teachers is $39,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,5503.47%6.90%
201574,8603.78%-
201472,030-1.51%-
201373,1201.26%-
201272,200--

Compare Postsecondary Computer Science Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary computer science teachers in 20 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for postsecondary computer science teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $105,550. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $50,030). For detailed postsecondary computer science teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$105,550
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$92,050
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$87,730
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$80,660
Educational Services - Privately owned
$78,180
Educational Services - State government owned
$77,910
Educational Services
$77,550
Educational Services - Local government owned
$76,150
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$74,890
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$73,110
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$73,110
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$69,340
Other Schools and Instruction
$68,950
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$65,600
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$58,110
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$57,850
Junior colleges - State government owned
$57,680
Technical and Trade Schools
$53,080
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$51,070
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$50,030

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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