Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare adult basic and secondary education and literacy teacher and instructor salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,440
25th Percentile Wage
$31,890
50th Percentile Wage
$40,770
75th Percentile Wage
$51,930
90th Percentile Wage
$65,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors is $65,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors is $24,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,7701.91%4.22%
201539,9901.05%-
201439,570-0.91%-
201339,9302.20%-
201239,050--

Compare Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in 17 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 adult basic and secondary education and literacy teacher and instructor occupations is the hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $69,720. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $23,890). For detailed adult basic and secondary education and literacy teacher and instructor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - State government owned
$69,720
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$66,030
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$55,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$54,460
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,600
Hospitals - Privately owned
$50,920
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$45,320
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$43,300
Social Assistance
$41,320
Individual and Family Services
$39,660
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$39,650
Other Residential Care Facilities
$38,810
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$38,200
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$37,800
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$32,520
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$26,310
Child Day Care Services
$23,890

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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