Postsecondary Health Teacher Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of postsecondary health teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary health teacher salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Health Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,840
25th Percentile Wage
$69,280
50th Percentile Wage
$106,990
75th Percentile Wage
$171,050
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary health 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 health teachers is $171,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $106,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary health teachers is $42,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary health teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016106,9908.34%13.51%
201598,070-2.13%-
2014100,1602.96%-
201397,2004.79%-
201292,540--

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

The average salaries of postsecondary health teachers in 14 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 health teacher occupations is the ambulatory health care services industry with an annual salary $131,240. The lowest paying industry is the home health care services industry (annual salary $41,680). For detailed postsecondary health teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$131,240
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$130,550
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$111,170
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$105,760
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$105,520
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$102,130
Hospitals - State government owned
$101,780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$99,070
Hospitals - Local government owned
$99,070
Hospitals - Privately owned
$94,070
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$94,040
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$92,120
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$49,260
Home Health Care Services
$41,680

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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