Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary chemistry teachers in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers among Puerto Rico 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$92,700
75th Percentile Wage
$83,370
50th Percentile Wage
$63,760
25th Percentile Wage
$50,460
10th Percentile Wage
$26,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,930.

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 chemistry teachers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $63,760 -3.31%
2013 $65,940 87.06%
2012 $35,250 -30.18%
2011 $50,490 -7.37%
2010 $54,510 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 16.97%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 87.06%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $46,840 to $81,220. The highest paying area for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Puerto Rico is Mayaguez with a median annual salary of $81,220. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo (mean annual salary $59,860). The lowest paying area is Ponce with a median annual salary of $46,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mayaguez
$81,220
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$59,860
Ponce
$46,840

Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary by State

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