Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Psychology Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,410
25th Percentile Wage
$52,320
50th Percentile Wage
$73,150
75th Percentile Wage
$102,050
90th Percentile Wage
$148,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology 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 psychology teachers is $148,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary psychology teachers is $36,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,1503.96%7.04%
201570,2502.26%-
201468,660-0.42%-
201368,9501.38%-
201268,000--

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

The average salaries of postsecondary psychology teachers in 14 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 psychology teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $112,150. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $48,920). For detailed postsecondary psychology 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
$112,150
Educational Services - Local government owned
$81,250
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$78,370
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$75,730
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$74,180
Educational Services
$73,150
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$72,440
Educational Services - State government owned
$71,840
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$71,550
Educational Services - Privately owned
$71,430
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$69,430
Junior colleges - State government owned
$54,800
Technical and Trade Schools
$49,850
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,920

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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