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 among 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 Economics Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,060
25th Percentile Wage
$64,110
50th Percentile Wage
$92,080
75th Percentile Wage
$125,500
90th Percentile Wage
$189,080

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 $189,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,080
-0.13% 6.83%
2016
$92,200
1.10% -
2015
$91,190
-3.19% -
2014
$94,100
6.38% -
2013
$88,100
2.62% -
2012
$85,790
- -

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 $173,120. The highest paying area for postsecondary economics teachers in Texas is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $173,120. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $116,690). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $77,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
College Station-Bryan
$173,120
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$116,690
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$95,820
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$94,350
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$92,080
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$89,900
Waco
$89,780
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$88,470
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$88,350
Fort Worth-Arlington
$77,970




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