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 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 Education Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,830
25th Percentile Wage
$29,460
50th Percentile Wage
$59,900
75th Percentile Wage
$80,040
90th Percentile Wage
$109,020

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 $109,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,900
-0.80% 3.46%
2016
$60,380
0.65% -
2015
$59,990
-1.87% -
2014
$61,110
2.70% -
2013
$59,460
2.74% -
2012
$57,830
- -

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 $38,600 to $101,770. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in Texas is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $101,770. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,020). The lowest paying area is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $38,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
College Station-Bryan
$101,770
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$70,020
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$67,720
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$64,730
Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,500
Tyler
$63,660
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$60,980
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$60,640
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$59,440
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$58,310
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$58,130
Amarillo
$57,140
Waco
$56,660
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$56,640
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,420
Abilene
$54,360
El Paso
$48,840
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,770
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,140
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$38,600




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