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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
$27,940
25th Percentile Wage
$55,900
50th Percentile Wage
$94,090
75th Percentile Wage
$157,190
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 $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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201694,0909.12%7.54%
201585,510-7.12%-
201491,6002.41%-
201389,3902.67%-
201287,000--

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

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
$120,210
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$120,070
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$110,260
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$101,490
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$101,190
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$95,690
Hospitals - Local government owned
$95,690
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$92,100
Hospitals - Privately owned
$91,800
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$63,330
Home Health Care Services
$41,680
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$41,260
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$39,860
Social Assistance
$39,600
Individual and Family Services
$30,840
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$28,560

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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