Postsecondary Social Sciences Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,770
25th Percentile Wage
$54,470
50th Percentile Wage
$76,210
75th Percentile Wage
$108,860
90th Percentile Wage
$160,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary social 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 social sciences teachers is $160,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary social sciences teachers is $37,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,210
0.10% 7.40%
2016
$76,130
3.45% -
2015
$73,500
2.83% -
2014
$71,420
0.00% -
2013
$71,420
1.19% -
2012
$70,570
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Compare Postsecondary Social Sciences Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary social sciences teachers in 18 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 social sciences teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $104,620. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $31,510). For detailed postsecondary social 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
$104,620
Educational Services - Local government owned
$83,820
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$81,540
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$78,410
Educational Services - Privately owned
$78,210
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$77,580
Educational Services
$76,210
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$75,910
Educational Services - State government owned
$72,370
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$70,580
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$64,670
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$63,040
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$62,740
Technical and Trade Schools
$58,610
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$53,990
Junior colleges - State government owned
$53,660
Other Schools and Instruction
$31,510
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$31,510

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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