Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,320
25th Percentile Wage
$56,450
50th Percentile Wage
$81,380
75th Percentile Wage
$134,200
90th Percentile Wage
$170,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $170,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,320.

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
$81,380
-7.23% 9.58%
2016
$87,260
0.25% -
2015
$87,040
6.63% -
2014
$81,270
4.65% -
2013
$77,490
5.05% -
2012
$73,580
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of New York ranges from $54,410 to $116,520. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in New York is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $116,520. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $95,180). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$116,520
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$95,180
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$89,160
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$85,780
Nassau-Suffolk
$79,490
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$77,740
Syracuse
$73,100
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$70,370
Rochester
$69,040
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,080
Utica-Rome
$62,020
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$60,190
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$54,410




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