Postsecondary Communications Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Communications Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,420
25th Percentile Wage
$47,740
50th Percentile Wage
$65,650
75th Percentile Wage
$90,570
90th Percentile Wage
$125,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary communications 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 communications teachers is $125,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary communications teachers is $34,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,6503.40%5.30%
201563,4201.36%-
201462,560-1.60%-
201363,5602.19%-
201262,170--

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

The average salaries of postsecondary communications teachers in 17 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 communications teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $128,610. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $34,820). For detailed postsecondary communications 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
$128,610
Educational Services - Local government owned
$79,150
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$77,680
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$69,570
Educational Services
$65,650
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$65,520
Educational Services - Privately owned
$65,180
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$64,640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$63,130
Educational Services - State government owned
$60,970
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$60,700
Junior colleges - State government owned
$50,010
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,390
Technical and Trade Schools
$38,320
Other Schools and Instruction
$36,960
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$36,960
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$34,820

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




Related:

Highest paying cities for postsecondary communications teachers

Highest paying industries for postsecondary communications teachers.