Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,580
25th Percentile Wage
$51,950
50th Percentile Wage
$70,880
75th Percentile Wage
$101,210
90th Percentile Wage
$152,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary mathematical 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 mathematical science teachers is $152,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary mathematical science teachers is $39,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary mathematical science teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,880
2.03% 8.34%
2016
$69,440
3.37% -
2015
$67,100
2.88% -
2014
$65,170
-1.14% -
2013
$65,910
1.43% -
2012
$64,970
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Compare Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary mathematical science teachers in 17 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 mathematical science teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $91,670. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $52,790). For detailed postsecondary mathematical 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
$91,670
Educational Services - Local government owned
$77,150
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$76,680
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$74,810
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$74,180
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$72,540
Educational Services - Privately owned
$72,150
Educational Services
$70,880
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$66,320
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$66,240
Educational Services - State government owned
$66,180
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$64,760
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$64,760
Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,000
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$54,110
Technical and Trade Schools
$54,100
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$52,790

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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