Postsecondary Law, Criminal Justice, and Social Work Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of postsecondary law, criminal justice, and social work teachers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary law, criminal justice, and social work teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Law, Criminal Justice, and Social Work Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,430
25th Percentile Wage
$51,680
50th Percentile Wage
$71,560
75th Percentile Wage
$113,770
90th Percentile Wage
$187,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary law, criminal justice, and social work 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 law, criminal justice, and social work teachers is $187,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary law, criminal justice, and social work teachers is $36,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary law, criminal justice, and social work teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,5603.17%4.12%
201569,2900.42%-
201469,000-0.42%-
201369,2900.98%-
201268,610--

Compare Postsecondary Law, Criminal Justice, and Social Work Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary law, criminal justice, and social work teachers in 16 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 law, criminal justice, and social work teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $81,150. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools industry (annual salary $51,120). For detailed postsecondary law, criminal justice, and social work teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$81,150
Educational Services - Privately owned
$80,080
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$77,420
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$73,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$73,190
Educational Services
$71,560
Educational Services - Local government owned
$68,160
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$67,640
Educational Services - State government owned
$65,650
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$65,390
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$60,030
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$58,190
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$55,970
Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,830
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$55,320
Technical and Trade Schools
$51,120

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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