Postsecondary Physical Sciences Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Physical Sciences Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,820
25th Percentile Wage
$59,210
50th Percentile Wage
$81,120
75th Percentile Wage
$116,410
90th Percentile Wage
$161,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physical 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 physical sciences teachers is $161,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary physical sciences teachers is $44,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,120
0.89% 7.04%
2016
$80,400
1.70% -
2015
$79,030
2.40% -
2014
$77,130
0.39% -
2013
$76,830
1.85% -
2012
$75,410
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Compare Postsecondary Physical Sciences Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary physical sciences teachers in 14 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 physical sciences teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $115,850. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools industry (annual salary $47,990). For detailed postsecondary physical 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
$115,850
Educational Services - Local government owned
$84,670
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$83,970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$83,960
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$82,350
Educational Services - Privately owned
$82,250
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$81,750
Educational Services
$81,120
Educational Services - State government owned
$79,650
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$78,600
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$71,230
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$55,540
Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,530
Technical and Trade Schools
$47,990

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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