Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary political science teachers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary political science 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,680
25th Percentile Wage
$65,040
50th Percentile Wage
$98,460
75th Percentile Wage
$159,520
90th Percentile Wage
$167,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science 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 $167,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,460
1.60% 9.35%
2016
$96,880
16.46% -
2015
$80,930
-0.33% -
2014
$81,200
-4.79% -
2013
$85,090
-4.89% -
2012
$89,250
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of New York ranges from $46,810 to $114,360. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in New York is Rochester with a median annual salary of $114,360. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $95,960). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$114,360
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$95,960
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$85,890
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$85,680
Syracuse
$78,140
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$76,510
Nassau-Suffolk
$71,860
Utica-Rome
$63,640
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$63,400
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$50,780
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$46,810




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