Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers among Texas 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 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,400
25th Percentile Wage
$60,210
50th Percentile Wage
$94,410
75th Percentile Wage
$133,990
90th Percentile Wage
$184,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $184,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,410
3.43% 16.03%
2016
$91,170
9.88% -
2015
$82,160
6.06% -
2014
$77,180
-3.24% -
2013
$79,680
0.50% -
2012
$79,280
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in state of Texas ranges from $55,630 to $112,710. The highest paying area for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $112,710. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $98,800). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $55,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$112,710
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$98,800
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$81,920
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$78,260
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$78,010
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,900
Fort Worth-Arlington
$55,630




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