Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,750
25th Percentile Wage
$59,580
50th Percentile Wage
$81,430
75th Percentile Wage
$117,530
90th Percentile Wage
$177,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science 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 political science teachers is $177,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary political science teachers is $43,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,430
2.73% 11.38%
2016
$79,210
3.59% -
2015
$76,370
3.38% -
2014
$73,790
0.04% -
2013
$73,760
2.17% -
2012
$72,160
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Compare Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary political science 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 political science teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $99,510. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - privately owned industry (annual salary $45,100). For detailed postsecondary political science 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
$99,510
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$89,740
Educational Services - Privately owned
$89,330
Educational Services - Local government owned
$84,500
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$82,960
Educational Services
$81,430
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$81,130
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$78,260
Educational Services - State government owned
$76,520
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$71,760
Junior colleges - State government owned
$54,060
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$45,100

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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