Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature 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 English Language and Literature Teachers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,250
25th Percentile Wage
$54,660
50th Percentile Wage
$76,380
75th Percentile Wage
$119,390
90th Percentile Wage
$161,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature 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 $161,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,380
-2.08% 6.70%
2016
$77,970
3.10% -
2015
$75,550
1.56% -
2014
$74,370
3.68% -
2013
$71,630
0.52% -
2012
$71,260
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of New York ranges from $49,020 to $88,710. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in New York is Binghamton with a median annual salary of $88,710. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $85,980). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Binghamton
$88,710
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$85,980
Ithaca
$82,940
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$81,210
Utica-Rome
$72,470
Nassau-Suffolk
$70,850
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$68,000
Syracuse
$65,260
Rochester
$62,730
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$61,640
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$59,660
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$59,400
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$57,430
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$49,020




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