Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,240
25th Percentile Wage
$55,340
50th Percentile Wage
$71,240
75th Percentile Wage
$92,350
90th Percentile Wage
$127,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,240.

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
$71,240
7.43% 24.83%
2016
$65,950
6.20% -
2015
$61,860
4.85% -
2014
$58,860
-0.24% -
2013
$59,000
9.24% -
2012
$53,550
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Mississippi ranges from $46,880 to $78,200. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in Mississippi is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $78,200. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $59,190). The lowest paying area is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $46,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$78,200
Jackson
$59,190
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$52,710
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$48,790
Gulfport-Biloxi
$46,880




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