Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary political 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 political science teachers among Rhode Island 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,500
25th Percentile Wage
$70,460
50th Percentile Wage
$86,880
75th Percentile Wage
$119,840
90th Percentile Wage
$156,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political 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 $156,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,500.

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 political science teachers in Rhode Island 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 political science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,8800.33%3.66%
201586,590-4.33%-
201490,3404.79%-
201386,0102.69%-
201283,700--


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