Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature teachers among Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,140
25th Percentile Wage
$49,260
50th Percentile Wage
$68,190
75th Percentile Wage
$106,740
90th Percentile Wage
$143,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,190
-0.41% 13.84%
2016
$68,470
13.70% -
2015
$59,090
1.25% -
2014
$58,350
2.30% -
2013
$57,010
-3.05% -
2012
$58,750
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Iowa ranges from $55,170 to $110,620. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $110,620. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island (mean annual salary $77,610). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$110,620
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$77,610
Cedar Rapids
$69,850
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$67,480
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,750
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$55,880
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$55,170




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