Postsecondary History Teacher Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary History Teachers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,370
25th Percentile Wage
$45,800
50th Percentile Wage
$59,680
75th Percentile Wage
$79,660
90th Percentile Wage
$107,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary history teachers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,680
0.20% 16.87%
2016
$59,560
12.00% -
2015
$52,410
3.76% -
2014
$50,440
-0.02% -
2013
$50,450
1.67% -
2012
$49,610
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary history teachers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary history teachers in state of Tennessee ranges from $48,530 to $65,960. The highest paying area for postsecondary history teachers in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $65,960. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Jackson (mean annual salary $59,080). The lowest paying area is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$65,960
Jackson
$59,080
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$54,260
Memphis
$52,860
Knoxville
$49,650
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$48,530




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