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
$34,760
25th Percentile Wage
$47,950
50th Percentile Wage
$66,510
75th Percentile Wage
$91,940
90th Percentile Wage
$129,480

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 $129,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary communications teachers is $34,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,510
1.29% 6.53%
2016
$65,650
3.40% -
2015
$63,420
1.36% -
2014
$62,560
-1.60% -
2013
$63,560
2.19% -
2012
$62,170
- -

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

The average salaries of postsecondary communications teachers in 19 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 $92,080. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $35,830). 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
$92,080
Educational Services - Local government owned
$79,420
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$78,500
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$70,510
Educational Services
$66,510
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$65,470
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$65,440
Educational Services - Privately owned
$65,090
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$64,420
Educational Services - State government owned
$62,290
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$60,700
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$59,430
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$59,430
Junior colleges - State government owned
$49,950
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,390
Technical and Trade Schools
$42,940
Other Schools and Instruction
$36,630
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$36,630
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$35,830

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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