Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,460
25th Percentile Wage
$58,040
50th Percentile Wage
$76,870
75th Percentile Wage
$101,910
90th Percentile Wage
$152,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,870
2.47% 16.92%
2016
$74,970
-0.13% -
2015
$75,070
4.53% -
2014
$71,670
0.29% -
2013
$71,460
10.64% -
2012
$63,860
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $61,350 to $96,360. The highest paying area for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $96,360. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Columbia (mean annual salary $84,960). The lowest paying area is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$96,360
Columbia
$84,960
Kansas City
$82,770
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$76,420
St Louis
$75,720
Springfield
$63,760
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$61,350




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