Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary physics teachers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary physics teachers among Rhode Island 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,550
25th Percentile Wage
$65,840
50th Percentile Wage
$94,420
75th Percentile Wage
$125,350
90th Percentile Wage
$154,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics 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 $154,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary physics teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,420
14.79% 6.59%
2016
$80,460
0.92% -
2015
$79,720
-6.71% -
2014
$85,070
-5.42% -
2013
$89,680
1.65% -
2012
$88,200
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