Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,900
25th Percentile Wage
$61,230
50th Percentile Wage
$85,250
75th Percentile Wage
$119,420
90th Percentile Wage
$161,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space 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 atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers is $161,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $85,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers is $43,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201685,2502.49%3.59%
201583,1301.62%-
201481,7800.17%-
201381,640-0.67%-
201282,190--

Compare Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in eleven 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 atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $136,150. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $52,890). For detailed postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space 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
$136,150
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$89,890
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$89,300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$87,450
Educational Services - Privately owned
$87,390
Educational Services - State government owned
$86,810
Educational Services
$85,250
Educational Services - Local government owned
$78,810
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$78,380
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$72,930
Junior colleges - State government owned
$52,890

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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