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
$43,660
25th Percentile Wage
$58,440
50th Percentile Wage
$80,400
75th Percentile Wage
$113,820
90th Percentile Wage
$157,840

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 $157,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary physical sciences teachers is $43,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,4001.70%6.21%
201579,0302.40%-
201477,1300.39%-
201376,8301.85%-
201275,410--

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 $131,490. 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
$131,490
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$83,530
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$83,050
Educational Services - Local government owned
$82,120
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$81,430
Educational Services - Privately owned
$81,330
Educational Services
$80,400
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$80,370
Educational Services - State government owned
$79,370
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$78,600
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$70,350
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$55,540
Junior colleges - State government owned
$54,110
Technical and Trade Schools
$47,990

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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