Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers amongst Rhode Island metropolitan 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 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers in Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$150,230
75th Percentile Wage
$105,270
50th Percentile Wage
$78,180
25th Percentile Wage
$62,080
10th Percentile Wage
$46,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $150,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,750.

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 area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $78,180 4.31%
2013 $74,950 -0.82%
2012 $75,570 1.33%
2011 $74,580 -22.66%
2010 $96,430 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.82%.We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 1.33% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -22.66%.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Salary by State

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