Postsecondary Communications Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary communications teachers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary communications teachers amongst Texas 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 Communications Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,880
25th Percentile Wage
$29,590
50th Percentile Wage
$57,760
75th Percentile Wage
$78,980
90th Percentile Wage
$107,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary communications teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,760
-2.20% 3.84%
2016
$59,030
2.83% -
2015
$57,360
-5.89% -
2014
$60,740
5.75% -
2013
$57,250
2.99% -
2012
$55,540
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in state of Texas ranges from $28,720 to $78,780. The highest paying area for postsecondary communications teachers in Texas is El Paso with a median annual salary of $78,780. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is San Antonio-New Braunfels (mean annual salary $70,090). The lowest paying area is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $28,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
El Paso
$78,780
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$70,090
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$68,880
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,700
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$61,100
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,390
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$59,540
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,740
Abilene
$57,890
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$55,760
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$55,170
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$52,190
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$51,870
Amarillo
$49,140
Tyler
$46,960
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,420
Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,660
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$28,720




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