Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science teachers among 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 Biological Science Teachers in Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$135,780
75th Percentile Wage
$105,380
50th Percentile Wage
$77,360
25th Percentile Wage
$58,240
10th Percentile Wage
$44,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science 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 $135,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,380.

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 biological science 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 $77,360 -10.83%
2013 $86,760 1.52%
2012 $85,460 3.41%
2011 $82,640 14.46%
2010 $72,200 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 7.15%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.52%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.41% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 14.46% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary by State

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