Postsecondary Engineering Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Engineering Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,290
25th Percentile Wage
$71,400
50th Percentile Wage
$98,360
75th Percentile Wage
$135,380
90th Percentile Wage
$183,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary engineering 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 engineering teachers is $183,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary engineering teachers is $50,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,360
0.83% 5.78%
2016
$97,540
2.54% -
2015
$95,060
0.98% -
2014
$94,130
-0.35% -
2013
$94,460
1.89% -
2012
$92,670
- -

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

The average salaries of postsecondary engineering teachers in 18 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 engineering teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $113,860. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools industry (annual salary $53,350). For detailed postsecondary engineering teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$113,860
Educational Services - Privately owned
$112,480
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$104,280
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$101,060
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$98,780
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$98,780
Educational Services
$98,360
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$97,640
Educational Services - State government owned
$95,470
Educational Services - Local government owned
$90,630
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$88,410
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$77,650
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$75,930
Educational Support Services
$71,030
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$71,030
Junior colleges - State government owned
$62,110
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$56,040
Technical and Trade Schools
$53,350

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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