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
$37,570
25th Percentile Wage
$51,940
50th Percentile Wage
$69,730
75th Percentile Wage
$94,960
90th Percentile Wage
$129,670

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 $129,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers is $37,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,730
1.75% 6.63%
2016
$68,510
2.90% -
2015
$66,520
4.33% -
2014
$63,640
-3.08% -
2013
$65,600
0.75% -
2012
$65,110
- -

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 14 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 $87,940. 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
$87,940
Educational Services - Local government owned
$78,350
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$77,370
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$73,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$70,360
Educational Services
$69,730
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$69,270
Educational Services - Privately owned
$69,080
Educational Services - State government owned
$68,670
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$64,630
Junior colleges - State government owned
$49,360
Other Schools and Instruction
$30,630
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$30,630
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$27,410

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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