Postsecondary Geography Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Geography Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,450
25th Percentile Wage
$58,420
50th Percentile Wage
$78,000
75th Percentile Wage
$105,520
90th Percentile Wage
$146,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary geography 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 geography teachers is $146,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary geography teachers is $42,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,000
1.58% 13.05%
2016
$76,770
1.78% -
2015
$75,400
5.41% -
2014
$71,320
1.15% -
2013
$70,500
3.80% -
2012
$67,820
- -

Compare Postsecondary Geography Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary geography 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 geography teacher occupations is the junior colleges - local government owned industry with an annual salary $98,890. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $48,000). For detailed postsecondary geography teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$98,890
Educational Services - Local government owned
$98,160
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$93,060
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$91,950
Educational Services - Privately owned
$91,870
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$78,850
Educational Services
$78,000
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$77,310
Educational Services - State government owned
$74,640
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$72,570
Junior colleges - State government owned
$48,000

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




Related:

Highest paying cities for postsecondary geography teachers

Highest paying industries for postsecondary geography teachers.