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
$28,400
25th Percentile Wage
$40,530
50th Percentile Wage
$59,170
75th Percentile Wage
$81,820
90th Percentile Wage
$119,390

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 $119,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers is $28,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,170-0.25%1.84%
201559,3201.69%-
201458,3200.86%-
201357,820-0.45%-
201258,080--

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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $78,360. 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
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$78,360
Educational Services - Local government owned
$75,710
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$75,530
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$65,190
Educational Services
$59,170
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$57,380
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,190
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$56,950
Educational Services - Privately owned
$56,460
Educational Services - State government owned
$54,750
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$52,990
Junior colleges - State government owned
$48,310
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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