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
$32,700
25th Percentile Wage
$45,520
50th Percentile Wage
$63,050
75th Percentile Wage
$84,100
90th Percentile Wage
$117,110

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 $117,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary education and library science teachers is $32,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,0501.55%5.12%
201562,0702.92%-
201460,260-0.91%-
201360,8101.63%-
201259,820--

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 20 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 $138,930. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $44,470). 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
$138,930
Educational Services - Local government owned
$82,740
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$79,220
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$69,850
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$65,250
Educational Services - State government owned
$64,010
Educational Services
$63,050
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$62,760
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$61,790
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,200
Educational Services - Privately owned
$58,680
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$55,230
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$54,830
Junior colleges - State government owned
$49,790
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$49,350
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$47,310
Educational Support Services
$47,120
Technical and Trade Schools
$45,230
Other Schools and Instruction
$44,710
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$44,470

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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