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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,680
25th Percentile Wage
$69,080
50th Percentile Wage
$100,430
75th Percentile Wage
$142,510
90th Percentile Wage
$194,170

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 $194,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,680.

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

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary physics teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,4302.66%14.05%
201597,7606.20%-
201491,7001.89%-
201389,9704.06%-
201286,320--

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 $63,970 to $134,700. The highest paying area for postsecondary physics teachers in New York is Rochester with a median annual salary of $134,700. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $104,050). The lowest paying area is Albany-Schenectady-Troy with a median annual salary of $63,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$134,700
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$104,050
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$103,130
Nassau-Suffolk
$97,140
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$86,970
Syracuse
$82,890
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$63,970


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