Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary physics teachers in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary physics teachers among Montana 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 Physics Teachers in Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,300
25th Percentile Wage
$66,340
50th Percentile Wage
$80,600
75th Percentile Wage
$99,480
90th Percentile Wage
$118,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics teachers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$80,600
-0.50% 1.53%
2014
$81,000
-1.74% -
2013
$82,410
3.69% -
2012
$79,370
- -




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