Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science teachers among Texas 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 Biological Science Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,180
25th Percentile Wage
$56,820
50th Percentile Wage
$80,680
75th Percentile Wage
$123,370
90th Percentile Wage
$189,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $189,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,180.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,680
5.03% 2.49%
2016
$76,620
5.02% -
2015
$72,770
0.77% -
2014
$72,210
2.95% -
2013
$70,080
-12.26% -
2012
$78,670
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Texas ranges from $48,070 to $113,580. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in Texas is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $113,580. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $104,010). The lowest paying area is El Paso with a median annual salary of $48,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
College Station-Bryan
$113,580
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$104,010
Corpus Christi
$100,690
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$86,820
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$82,580
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$80,320
Tyler
$77,190
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$76,950
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$74,950
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$66,510
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$63,680
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,630
Fort Worth-Arlington
$62,700
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,870
Waco
$58,110
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,020
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,840
Odessa
$48,440
El Paso
$48,070




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