Postsecondary Geography Teacher Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary geography teachers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary geography teachers amongst 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 Geography Teachers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,410
25th Percentile Wage
$73,660
50th Percentile Wage
$103,530
75th Percentile Wage
$127,840
90th Percentile Wage
$178,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary geography teachers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary geography teachers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$103,530
10.10% 32.58%
2016
$93,070
25.00% -
2012
$69,800
- -




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