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

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

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,290
25th Percentile Wage
$74,320
50th Percentile Wage
$128,010
75th Percentile Wage
$195,900
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary health specialties 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 specialties teachers is $195,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $128,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary health specialties teachers is $42,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$128,010
0.53% 10.70%
2016
$127,330
10.21% -
2015
$114,330
-8.03% -
2014
$123,510
1.78% -
2013
$121,310
5.77% -
2012
$114,310
- -

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

The average salaries of postsecondary health specialties 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 health specialties teacher occupations is the specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry with an annual salary $174,640. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $37,450). For detailed postsecondary health specialties teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$174,640
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$156,360
Hospitals - State government owned
$150,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$149,970
Outpatient Care Centers
$136,270
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$131,710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$131,200
Hospitals - Privately owned
$119,850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$119,730
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$118,810
Offices of Physicians
$80,600
Hospitals - Local government owned
$77,550
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$77,550
Home Health Care Services
$42,230
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$37,600
Social Assistance
$37,450

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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