Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers amongst Maine 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 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,590
25th Percentile Wage
$58,120
50th Percentile Wage
$74,170
75th Percentile Wage
$100,870
90th Percentile Wage
$124,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,170
-2.00% -5.89%
2016
$75,650
0.54% -
2015
$75,240
3.76% -
2014
$72,410
4.83% -
2013
$68,910
-13.97% -
2012
$78,540
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in state of Maine ranges from $62,120 to $73,150. The highest paying area for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,150. The lowest paying area is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $62,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$73,150
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$62,120




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