Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in Texas

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,880
25th Percentile Wage
$27,630
50th Percentile Wage
$60,380
75th Percentile Wage
$79,590
90th Percentile Wage
$103,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,880.

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 education 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 education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,3800.65%4.22%
201559,990-1.87%-
201461,1102.70%-
201359,4602.74%-
201257,830--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in state of Texas ranges from $45,770 to $64,500. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in Texas is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $64,500. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $63,390). The lowest paying area is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,500
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$63,390
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$62,360
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$58,130
Tyler
$58,010
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$58,000
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,450
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$56,680
Waco
$56,660
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$56,280
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$56,130
Abilene
$54,360
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,770


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