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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,630
25th Percentile Wage
$66,560
50th Percentile Wage
$96,880
75th Percentile Wage
$155,010
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 $96,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,630.

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 political science 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 political science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,88016.46%7.88%
201580,930-0.33%-
201481,200-4.79%-
201385,090-4.89%-
201289,250--

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 $94,060. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $94,060. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Rochester (mean annual salary $89,520). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$94,060
Rochester
$89,520
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$85,890
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$85,680
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$77,790
Syracuse
$76,710
Nassau-Suffolk
$71,040
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$56,050
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$46,810


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