Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare adult basic and secondary education and literacy teacher and instructor salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,760
25th Percentile Wage
$42,520
50th Percentile Wage
$54,020
75th Percentile Wage
$71,170
90th Percentile Wage
$89,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors 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) adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors is $89,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors is $32,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,020
3.48% 7.33%
2016
$52,140
1.44% -
2015
$51,390
0.78% -
2014
$50,990
-2.82% -
2013
$52,430
4.52% -
2012
$50,060
- -

Compare Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in 28 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 adult basic and secondary education and literacy teacher and instructor occupations is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $60,560. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $37,950). For detailed adult basic and secondary education and literacy teacher and instructor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$60,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$59,820
Educational Services - Local government owned
$59,680
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$58,700
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$58,380
Educational Services
$54,020
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$52,120
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$51,120
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$49,540
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$49,280
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$48,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$48,550
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$48,090
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,830
Junior colleges - State government owned
$46,390
Educational Services - State government owned
$46,330
Other Schools and Instruction
$46,220
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$46,050
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$45,920
Educational Services - Privately owned
$45,730
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$44,820
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$44,730
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$44,520
Educational Support Services
$43,900
Technical and Trade Schools
$43,820
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$43,290
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$40,960
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$37,950

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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