Postsecondary Life Sciences Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Life Sciences Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,590
25th Percentile Wage
$57,220
50th Percentile Wage
$79,010
75th Percentile Wage
$111,620
90th Percentile Wage
$155,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary life sciences 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 life sciences teachers is $155,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary life sciences teachers is $42,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,0101.54%5.13%
201577,7902.44%-
201475,890-0.75%-
201376,4601.96%-
201274,960--

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

The average salaries of postsecondary life sciences teachers in 16 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 life sciences teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $103,700. The lowest paying industry is the business schools and computer and management training - privately owned industry (annual salary $46,830). For detailed postsecondary life sciences 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
$103,700
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$87,200
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$83,820
Educational Services - State government owned
$80,290
Educational Services
$79,010
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$78,370
Educational Services - Privately owned
$78,250
Educational Services - Local government owned
$76,390
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$75,090
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$65,050
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$59,230
Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,360
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$52,250
Technical and Trade Schools
$51,440
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$48,120
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$46,830

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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