Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,180
25th Percentile Wage
$51,330
50th Percentile Wage
$67,630
75th Percentile Wage
$93,110
90th Percentile Wage
$120,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education teachers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,180.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,630
12.14% 31.95%
2016
$59,420
0.35% -
2015
$59,210
5.24% -
2014
$56,110
8.16% -
2013
$51,530
10.69% -
2012
$46,020
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Teachers in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $55,010 to $74,720. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $74,720. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Columbia (mean annual salary $72,230). The lowest paying area is St Louis with a median annual salary of $55,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$74,720
Columbia
$72,230
Kansas City
$71,460
Springfield
$67,480
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$65,120
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$63,020
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$55,250
St Louis
$55,010




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