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

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Postsecondary Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,020
25th Percentile Wage
$46,240
50th Percentile Wage
$55,040
75th Percentile Wage
$65,180
90th Percentile Wage
$87,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other postsecondary teachers is $87,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other postsecondary teachers is $42,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other postsecondary teachers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201655,040-1.14%-0.29%
201555,6701.29%-
201354,950-0.45%-
201255,200--

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

The average salaries of other 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 other postsecondary teacher occupations is the public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit industry with an annual salary $63,730. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $52,100). For detailed other postsecondary teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$63,730
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$62,780
State government, including schools and hospitals
$60,330
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,040
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,390
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,100

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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