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
$39,610
25th Percentile Wage
$54,680
50th Percentile Wage
$76,130
75th Percentile Wage
$107,830
90th Percentile Wage
$157,710

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 $157,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary social sciences teachers is $39,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,1303.45%7.30%
201573,5002.83%-
201471,4200.00%-
201371,4201.19%-
201270,570--

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 $112,680. 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
$112,680
Educational Services - Local government owned
$82,110
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$79,620
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$77,680
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$77,590
Educational Services - Privately owned
$77,440
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$76,710
Educational Services
$76,130
Educational Services - State government owned
$72,960
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$70,350
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 - State government owned
$53,990
Technical and Trade Schools
$53,930
Junior colleges - State government owned
$53,890
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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Highest paying industries for postsecondary social sciences teachers.