Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science teachers among Missouri cities 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 Biological Science Teachers in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,400
25th Percentile Wage
$58,520
50th Percentile Wage
$81,910
75th Percentile Wage
$122,460
90th Percentile Wage
$173,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $173,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary biological science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,910
5.18% 30.02%
2016
$77,670
-4.03% -
2015
$80,800
4.11% -
2014
$77,480
1.28% -
2013
$76,490
25.06% -
2012
$57,320
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $28,080 to $95,670. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in Missouri is Columbia with a median annual salary of $95,670. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $88,770). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$95,670
St Louis
$88,770
Kansas City
$77,700
Springfield
$76,050
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$68,020
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$64,980
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$62,320
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$28,080




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