Postsecondary Education and Library Science Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education and Library Science Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,030
25th Percentile Wage
$47,000
50th Percentile Wage
$64,680
75th Percentile Wage
$87,240
90th Percentile Wage
$121,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education and library 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 education and library science teachers is $121,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary education and library science teachers is $33,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,680
2.52% 7.51%
2016
$63,050
1.55% -
2015
$62,070
2.92% -
2014
$60,260
-0.91% -
2013
$60,810
1.63% -
2012
$59,820
- -

Compare Postsecondary Education and Library Science Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary education and library science teachers in 21 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 education and library science teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $105,560. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $43,400). For detailed postsecondary education and library 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
$105,560
Educational Services - Local government owned
$84,350
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$81,950
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$80,080
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$78,000
Other Schools and Instruction
$77,700
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$73,010
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$67,170
Educational Services - State government owned
$65,970
Educational Services
$64,680
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,990
Educational Services - Privately owned
$59,960
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,880
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$55,230
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$54,830
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$54,700
Junior colleges - State government owned
$52,970
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$48,090
Educational Support Services
$47,860
Technical and Trade Schools
$46,300
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$43,400

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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