Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,770
25th Percentile Wage
$48,020
50th Percentile Wage
$64,900
75th Percentile Wage
$92,760
90th Percentile Wage
$135,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature 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 english language and literature teachers is $135,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary english language and literature teachers is $36,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,900
1.80% 7.49%
2016
$63,730
2.71% -
2015
$62,000
2.95% -
2014
$60,170
-1.25% -
2013
$60,920
1.44% -
2012
$60,040
- -

Compare Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary english language and literature 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 english language and literature teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $91,710. The lowest paying industry is the educational support services - privately owned industry (annual salary $46,550). For detailed postsecondary english language and literature 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
$91,710
Educational Services - Local government owned
$80,520
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$79,800
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$68,090
Educational Services
$64,900
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$64,130
Educational Services - Privately owned
$63,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,540
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$61,840
Educational Services - State government owned
$59,520
Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,470
Technical and Trade Schools
$55,260
Other Schools and Instruction
$55,010
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$55,010
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$53,560
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$52,770
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$52,580
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$47,660
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$47,660
Educational Support Services
$47,290
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$46,550

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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