Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,970
25th Percentile Wage
$53,070
50th Percentile Wage
$73,060
75th Percentile Wage
$102,610
90th Percentile Wage
$148,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies 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 area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers is $148,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers is $38,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,0601.00%7.83%
201572,3304.69%-
201468,9403.15%-
201366,770-0.85%-
201267,340--

Compare Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies 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 area, ethnic, and cultural studies teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $76,290. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $58,230). For detailed postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$76,290
Educational Services - Privately owned
$76,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$74,180
Educational Services
$73,060
Educational Services - Local government owned
$72,980
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$71,090
Educational Services - State government owned
$70,290
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$64,350
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$61,260
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$59,320
Junior colleges - State government owned
$58,230

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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