Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors amongst Montana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,540
25th Percentile Wage
$39,770
50th Percentile Wage
$46,210
75th Percentile Wage
$53,970
90th Percentile Wage
$61,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.72
25th Percentile Wage
$19.12
50th Percentile Wage
$22.21
75th Percentile Wage
$25.95
90th Percentile Wage
$29.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.67. The median hourly salary is $22.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,210-2.53%6.49%
201547,380-8.04%-
201451,1901.05%-
201350,65014.69%-
201243,210--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Montana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of Montana ranges from $31,310 to $45,140. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Montana is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,140. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Billings (mean annual salary $44,370). The lowest paying area is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$45,140
Billings
$44,370
Great Falls
$43,960
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$34,690
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$31,310



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