Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,110
25th Percentile Wage
$56,710
50th Percentile Wage
$77,180
75th Percentile Wage
$107,640
90th Percentile Wage
$157,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry 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 chemistry teachers is $157,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary chemistry teachers is $43,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,180
0.56% 7.83%
2016
$76,750
2.20% -
2015
$75,060
2.64% -
2014
$73,080
0.56% -
2013
$72,670
2.11% -
2012
$71,140
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Compare Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary chemistry teachers in twelve 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 chemistry teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $127,750. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - privately owned industry (annual salary $53,740). For detailed postsecondary chemistry 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
$127,750
Educational Services - Local government owned
$83,930
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$79,810
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$79,410
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$79,070
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$78,160
Educational Services - Privately owned
$78,120
Educational Services
$77,180
Educational Services - State government owned
$74,540
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$68,300
Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,960
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$53,740

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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