Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,400
25th Percentile Wage
$49,550
50th Percentile Wage
$70,890
75th Percentile Wage
$103,530
90th Percentile Wage
$156,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education 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 $156,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,400.

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
$70,890
7.66% 11.69%
2016
$65,460
2.67% -
2015
$63,710
2.79% -
2014
$61,930
-4.72% -
2013
$64,850
3.47% -
2012
$62,600
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in state of New York ranges from $46,910 to $84,200. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in New York is Binghamton with a median annual salary of $84,200. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $79,520). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Binghamton
$84,200
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$79,520
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$73,940
Rochester
$64,230
Ithaca
$63,290
Syracuse
$62,720
Nassau-Suffolk
$62,290
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$60,500
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,550
Utica-Rome
$57,810
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$56,950
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$53,010
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$47,120
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$46,910




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