Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature teachers among 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 English Language and Literature Teachers in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,970
25th Percentile Wage
$50,940
50th Percentile Wage
$61,610
75th Percentile Wage
$82,230
90th Percentile Wage
$111,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,970.

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
$61,610
-19.01% 9.27%
2016
$73,320
25.86% -
2015
$54,360
-11.44% -
2014
$60,580
14.58% -
2013
$51,750
-8.02% -
2012
$55,900
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Maine ranges from $44,240 to $65,290. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,290. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $55,680). The lowest paying area is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $44,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$65,290
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$55,680
Bangor
$55,100
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$44,240




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