Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers amongst Puerto Rico 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 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,030
25th Percentile Wage
$51,030
50th Percentile Wage
$65,440
75th Percentile Wage
$88,020
90th Percentile Wage
$98,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature 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 $98,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,030.

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 foreign language and literature teachers in Puerto Rico 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 foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,44014.29%69.36%
201556,09042.81%-
201432,08018.73%-
201326,07023.09%-
201220,050--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $49,080 to $66,890. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Puerto Rico is San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo with a median annual salary of $66,890. The lowest paying area is Ponce with a median annual salary of $49,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$66,890
Ponce
$49,080



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