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Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,990
25th Percentile Wage
$57,520
50th Percentile Wage
$96,950
75th Percentile Wage
$161,230
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $161,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary teachers is $30,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,950
2.95% 10.26%
2016
$94,090
9.12% -
2015
$85,510
-7.12% -
2014
$91,600
2.41% -
2013
$89,390
2.67% -
2012
$87,000
- -

Compare Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary teachers in 27 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 outpatient care centers industry with an annual salary $135,090. The lowest paying industry is the residential intellectual and developmental disability facilities industry (annual salary $31,060). For detailed postsecondary teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Outpatient Care Centers
$135,090
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$133,040
Hospitals - State government owned
$130,030
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$127,370
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$118,800
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$114,580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$105,380
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$104,980
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$103,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$97,400
Hospitals - Privately owned
$97,070
Hospitals - Local government owned
$96,250
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$96,250
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$85,960
Offices of Physicians
$80,790
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$64,730
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$51,880
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$44,760
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$43,880
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$43,810
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$42,360
Home Health Care Services
$41,680
Social Assistance
$41,220
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$37,610
Individual and Family Services
$36,780
Child Day Care Services
$35,320
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$31,060

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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