The salary statistics of postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary teacher salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary teachers is $157,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary teachers is $27,940.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of postsecondary teachers in 16 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for postsecondary teacher occupations is the ambulatory health care services industry with an annual salary $120,210. The lowest paying industry is the residential intellectual and developmental disability, mental health, and substance abuse facilities industry (annual salary $28,560). For detailed postsecondary teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Home Health Care Services|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .