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
$43,160
25th Percentile Wage
$57,350
50th Percentile Wage
$79,600
75th Percentile Wage
$113,710
90th Percentile Wage
$158,760

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 $158,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary life sciences teachers is $43,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,600
0.74% 5.83%
2016
$79,010
1.54% -
2015
$77,790
2.44% -
2014
$75,890
-0.75% -
2013
$76,460
1.96% -
2012
$74,960
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Compare Postsecondary Life Sciences Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary life sciences 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 life sciences teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $101,830. 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
$101,830
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$86,280
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$84,170
Other Schools and Instruction
$80,070
Educational Services - State government owned
$80,000
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$79,830
Educational Services - Privately owned
$79,660
Educational Services
$79,600
Educational Services - Local government owned
$78,190
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$76,530
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$66,960
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$59,230
Junior colleges - State government owned
$57,670
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$57,330
Technical and Trade Schools
$54,500
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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