Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,520
25th Percentile Wage
$39,290
50th Percentile Wage
$53,440
75th Percentile Wage
$73,850
90th Percentile Wage
$104,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,440-8.08%-0.09%
201557,760-1.51%-
201458,630-0.38%-
201358,8509.11%-
201253,490--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $27,860 to $62,370. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $62,370. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $60,830). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$62,370
Kansas City
$60,830
Columbia
$60,800
St Louis
$56,400
Springfield
$54,880
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$40,920
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$27,860


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