Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,310
25th Percentile Wage
$38,080
50th Percentile Wage
$51,060
75th Percentile Wage
$64,660
90th Percentile Wage
$76,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of 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) miscellaneous postsecondary teachers is $76,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous postsecondary teachers is $23,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,060
-9.89% -0.74%
2016
$56,110
1.64% -
2015
$55,190
4.13% -
2014
$52,910
-0.45% -
2013
$53,150
3.22% -
2012
$51,440
- -

Compare Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous postsecondary teachers in six industries in the 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 miscellaneous postsecondary teacher occupations is the local government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $65,450. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $44,060). For detailed miscellaneous postsecondary teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$65,450
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,430
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$51,060
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,350
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$48,780
State government, including schools and hospitals
$44,060

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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