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 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$177,180
75th Percentile Wage
$132,740
50th Percentile Wage
$91,700
25th Percentile Wage
$63,240
10th Percentile Wage
$49,100

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 $177,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
10th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary physics teachers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $91,700 1.92%
2013 $89,970 4.23%
2012 $86,320 -1.49%
2011 $87,630 -7.53%
2010 $94,770 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary physics teachers in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 4.23%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Physics Teacher Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in New York Cities

Table 5 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 $55,520 to $118,110. The highest paying area for postsecondary physics teachers in New York is Rochester with a median annual salary of $118,110. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $115,450). The lowest paying area is Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$118,110
Ithaca
$115,450
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$104,050
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$100,720
Nassau-Suffolk
$91,810
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$84,140
Syracuse
$82,920
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$80,830
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$63,500
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,890
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$55,520

Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary by State

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