Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,690
25th Percentile Wage
$76,260
50th Percentile Wage
$109,130
75th Percentile Wage
$143,320
90th Percentile Wage
$194,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $194,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$109,130
25.09% 26.98%
2016
$81,750
7.25% -
2015
$75,820
8.72% -
2014
$69,210
-18.64% -
2013
$82,110
2.95% -
2012
$79,690
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in state of Tennessee ranges from $72,660 to $114,690. The highest paying area for postsecondary economics teachers in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $114,690. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $113,840). The lowest paying area is Memphis with a median annual salary of $72,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$114,690
Knoxville
$113,840
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$72,990
Memphis
$72,660




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