Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Economics Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,610
25th Percentile Wage
$68,860
50th Percentile Wage
$98,350
75th Percentile Wage
$139,400
90th Percentile Wage
$201,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics 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 economics teachers is $201,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary economics teachers is $48,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,350
2.62% 10.57%
2016
$95,770
1.85% -
2015
$94,000
3.33% -
2014
$90,870
0.88% -
2013
$90,070
2.35% -
2012
$87,950
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Compare Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary economics 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 economics teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $134,320. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $57,060). For detailed postsecondary economics 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
$134,320
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$107,730
Educational Services - Privately owned
$107,330
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$104,270
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$101,030
Educational Services
$98,350
Educational Services - State government owned
$96,700
Educational Services - Local government owned
$81,770
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$73,840
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$66,820
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$61,390
Junior colleges - State government owned
$57,060

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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