Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,710
25th Percentile Wage
$71,770
50th Percentile Wage
$104,820
75th Percentile Wage
$154,740
90th Percentile Wage
$204,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics 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 $204,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $104,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$104,820
4.19% 17.65%
2016
$100,430
2.66% -
2015
$97,760
6.20% -
2014
$91,700
1.89% -
2013
$89,970
4.06% -
2012
$86,320
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in state of New York ranges from $69,180 to $197,480. The highest paying area for postsecondary physics teachers in New York is Rochester with a median annual salary of $197,480. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $115,450). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$197,480
Ithaca
$115,450
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$107,660
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$104,050
Nassau-Suffolk
$102,650
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$89,630
Syracuse
$86,020
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$84,140
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$83,230
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$75,860
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$71,100
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$69,180




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