Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary economics teachers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary economics 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,090
25th Percentile Wage
$67,050
50th Percentile Wage
$92,200
75th Percentile Wage
$125,650
90th Percentile Wage
$181,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $181,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary economics teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,2001.10%6.95%
201591,190-3.19%-
201494,1006.38%-
201388,1002.62%-
201285,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in state of Texas ranges from $77,970 to $112,800. The highest paying area for postsecondary economics teachers in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $112,800. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $94,350). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $77,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$112,800
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$94,350
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$93,160
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$89,900
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$88,470
Fort Worth-Arlington
$77,970


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