Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers among Tennessee 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,940
25th Percentile Wage
$42,790
50th Percentile Wage
$58,980
75th Percentile Wage
$81,260
90th Percentile Wage
$121,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,940.

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 philosophy and religion teachers in Tennessee 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 philosophy and religion teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,98016.19%20.30%
201549,4300.34%-
201449,260-7.02%-
201352,72010.83%-
201247,010--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in state of Tennessee ranges from $48,660 to $68,300. The highest paying area for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in Tennessee is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,300. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Jackson (mean annual salary $64,620). The lowest paying area is Memphis with a median annual salary of $48,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$68,300
Jackson
$64,620
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$60,820
Knoxville
$60,520
Memphis
$48,660


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