Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,440
25th Percentile Wage
$50,460
50th Percentile Wage
$68,510
75th Percentile Wage
$93,910
90th Percentile Wage
$127,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary philosophy and religion 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 philosophy and religion teachers is $127,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers is $36,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,5102.90%4.96%
201566,5204.33%-
201463,640-3.08%-
201365,6000.75%-
201265,110--

Compare Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in twelve 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 philosophy and religion teacher occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $100,620. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - privately owned industry (annual salary $27,410). For detailed postsecondary philosophy and religion 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
$100,620
Educational Services - Local government owned
$81,620
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$79,720
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$70,040
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$68,840
Educational Services
$68,510
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$68,200
Educational Services - Privately owned
$67,880
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$66,080
Educational Services - State government owned
$65,730
Junior colleges - State government owned
$48,680
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$27,410

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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