Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teacher Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers amongst 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 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,120
25th Percentile Wage
$31,980
50th Percentile Wage
$51,410
75th Percentile Wage
$68,570
90th Percentile Wage
$82,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,410
21.53% 27.99%
2016
$40,340
21.96% -
2015
$31,480
-40.57% -
2014
$44,250
-6.98% -
2013
$47,340
21.80% -
2012
$37,020
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in state of Tennessee ranges from $27,700 to $58,320. The highest paying area for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $58,320. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $34,340). The lowest paying area is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $27,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$58,320
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$34,340
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$29,760
Chattanooga
$27,700




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