Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for other postsecondary teachers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other postsecondary teachers among 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 Other Postsecondary Teachers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,140
25th Percentile Wage
$34,400
50th Percentile Wage
$50,700
75th Percentile Wage
$69,030
90th Percentile Wage
$80,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other postsecondary teachers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,700
22.72% 3.93%
2016
$39,180
-39.48% -
2015
$54,650
-3.99% -
2014
$56,830
-0.46% -
2013
$57,090
14.68% -
2012
$48,710
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in state of Tennessee ranges from $51,090 to $69,520. The highest paying area for other postsecondary teachers in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $69,520. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Chattanooga (mean annual salary $58,560). The lowest paying area is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $51,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$69,520
Chattanooga
$58,560
Memphis
$52,980
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$51,090




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