Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers amongst 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 Philosophy and Religion Teachers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,120
25th Percentile Wage
$51,440
50th Percentile Wage
$69,120
75th Percentile Wage
$97,130
90th Percentile Wage
$147,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary philosophy and religion 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 $147,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,120
-0.20% -7.26%
2016
$69,260
1.57% -
2015
$68,170
5.22% -
2014
$64,610
-12.55% -
2013
$72,720
-1.95% -
2012
$74,140
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in state of New York ranges from $54,710 to $78,250. The highest paying area for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in New York is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $78,250. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown (mean annual salary $74,750). The lowest paying area is Albany-Schenectady-Troy with a median annual salary of $54,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$78,250
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$74,750
Utica-Rome
$72,090
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$70,990
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$70,460
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$67,780
Syracuse
$63,650
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$62,580
Nassau-Suffolk
$61,910
Rochester
$61,470
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$54,710




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