Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,130
25th Percentile Wage
$56,850
50th Percentile Wage
$78,130
75th Percentile Wage
$112,920
90th Percentile Wage
$161,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological 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 biological science teachers is $161,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary biological science teachers is $43,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,130
2.15% 6.17%
2016
$76,450
1.73% -
2015
$75,130
2.04% -
2014
$73,600
-1.60% -
2013
$74,780
1.97% -
2012
$73,310
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Compare Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary biological science 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 biological science teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $103,670. The lowest paying industry is the business schools and computer and management training - privately owned industry (annual salary $46,830). For detailed postsecondary biological 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
$103,670
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$85,170
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$82,110
Educational Services - Local government owned
$78,870
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$78,190
Educational Services
$78,130
Educational Services - Privately owned
$78,040
Educational Services - State government owned
$77,920
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$77,740
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$67,550
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$58,670
Junior colleges - State government owned
$57,580
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$57,440
Technical and Trade Schools
$54,000
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$46,830
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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