Postsecondary Arts, Communications, and Humanities Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Arts, Communications, and Humanities Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,470
25th Percentile Wage
$48,660
50th Percentile Wage
$66,660
75th Percentile Wage
$93,790
90th Percentile Wage
$131,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary arts, communications, and humanities 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 arts, communications, and humanities teachers is $131,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary arts, communications, and humanities teachers is $35,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,6603.77%7.43%
201564,1502.57%-
201462,5000.08%-
201362,4501.18%-
201261,710--

Compare Postsecondary Arts, Communications, and Humanities Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary arts, communications, and humanities 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 arts, communications, and humanities teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $108,180. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $47,980). For detailed postsecondary arts, communications, and humanities 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
$108,180
Educational Services - Local government owned
$78,000
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$76,410
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$70,370
Educational Services - Privately owned
$69,200
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$67,040
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$66,820
Educational Services
$66,660
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$62,880
Other Schools and Instruction
$61,960
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$61,960
Educational Services - State government owned
$60,580
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$53,150
Educational Support Services
$52,450
Junior colleges - State government owned
$52,220
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$51,160
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$51,100
Technical and Trade Schools
$50,830
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$49,260
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$48,840
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$47,980

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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