Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,560
25th Percentile Wage
$58,390
50th Percentile Wage
$72,690
75th Percentile Wage
$94,490
90th Percentile Wage
$134,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political 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 $134,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,690
23.04% 28.53%
2016
$55,940
-1.93% -
2015
$57,020
-5.19% -
2014
$59,980
-3.92% -
2013
$62,330
16.65% -
2012
$51,950
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of Missouri ranges from $44,370 to $79,040. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $79,040. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Columbia (mean annual salary $74,330). The lowest paying area is Springfield with a median annual salary of $44,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$79,040
Columbia
$74,330
Kansas City
$67,720
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$56,820
Springfield
$44,370




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