Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,570
25th Percentile Wage
$39,960
50th Percentile Wage
$63,310
75th Percentile Wage
$97,890
90th Percentile Wage
$124,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,310
-6.84% 9.57%
2016
$67,640
1.97% -
2015
$66,310
0.74% -
2014
$65,820
11.44% -
2013
$58,290
1.78% -
2012
$57,250
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary in Buffalo-Niagara Falls with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $63,310 in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is 28.0 percent (28.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Ithaca and 18.8 percent (18.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$87,930
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$75,900
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,520
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$69,420
Syracuse
$67,060
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$66,910
Utica-Rome
$64,720
Rochester
$63,450
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$63,310
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$60,100
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$56,790
Nassau-Suffolk
$54,400
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$51,400



See also: Top paying jobs in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York.