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Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary teacher salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,140
25th Percentile Wage
$47,070
50th Percentile Wage
$71,650
75th Percentile Wage
$110,400
90th Percentile Wage
$131,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary teachers is $131,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary teachers is $31,140.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,650
17.25% 36.37%
2016
$59,290
-24.19% -
2015
$73,630
-3.38% -
2014
$76,120
22.40% -
2013
$59,070
22.82% -
2012
$45,590
- -

Compare Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary teachers in 13 industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 labor unions and similar labor organizations industry with an annual salary $88,870. The lowest paying industry is the religious organizations industry (annual salary $39,230). For detailed postsecondary teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$88,870
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$84,870
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$80,760
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$80,100
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$73,240
Repair and Maintenance
$71,380
Personal and Laundry Services
$56,900
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$55,430
Social Advocacy Organizations
$54,400
Personal Care Services
$50,670
Civic and Social Organizations
$48,920
Other Personal Services
$43,970
Religious Organizations
$39,230

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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