Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary economics teachers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary economics 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 Economics Teachers in Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$141,800
50th Percentile Wage
$106,290
25th Percentile Wage
$79,900
10th Percentile Wage
$61,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $141,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,780.

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 economics 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 $106,290 -5.49%
2013 $112,470 2.78%
2012 $109,430 -1.78%
2011 $111,410 -2.66%
2010 $114,450 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary economics teachers in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.78%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

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

Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary by State

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