Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Tennessee

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,770
25th Percentile Wage
$39,640
50th Percentile Wage
$46,780
75th Percentile Wage
$56,690
90th Percentile Wage
$67,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,780
6.16% 6.95%
2016
$43,900
6.45% -
2015
$41,070
-4.48% -
2014
$42,910
-0.54% -
2013
$43,140
-0.90% -
2012
$43,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Tennessee ranges from $35,020 to $74,750. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Tennessee is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $74,750. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $53,490). The lowest paying area is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $35,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Johnson City
$74,750
Memphis
$53,490
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$52,030
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$50,340
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$50,120
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$49,850
Chattanooga
$46,830
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$43,970
Jackson
$38,280
Clarksville
$37,850
Morristown
$35,840
Knoxville
$35,020




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