Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,580
25th Percentile Wage
$42,770
50th Percentile Wage
$60,170
75th Percentile Wage
$83,060
90th Percentile Wage
$123,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies 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 recreation and fitness studies teachers is $123,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers is $31,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,170
1.66% 3.47%
2016
$59,170
-0.25% -
2015
$59,320
1.69% -
2014
$58,320
0.86% -
2013
$57,820
-0.45% -
2012
$58,080
- -

Compare Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies 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 recreation and fitness studies teacher occupations is the junior colleges - local government owned industry with an annual salary $78,880. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $19,880). For detailed postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$78,880
Educational Services - Local government owned
$77,830
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$67,610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$65,480
Educational Services
$60,170
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$58,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,000
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,710
Educational Services - Privately owned
$57,340
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,500
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$52,990
Junior colleges - State government owned
$51,140
Other Schools and Instruction
$19,880
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$19,880

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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