Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature 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 English Language and Literature Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,230
25th Percentile Wage
$43,060
50th Percentile Wage
$62,470
75th Percentile Wage
$93,340
90th Percentile Wage
$134,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $134,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,470
0.53% 21.13%
2016
$62,140
6.63% -
2015
$58,020
-0.38% -
2014
$58,240
6.39% -
2013
$54,520
9.63% -
2012
$49,270
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Texas ranges from $44,810 to $99,710. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Texas is El Paso with a median annual salary of $99,710. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $76,900). The lowest paying area is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $44,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
El Paso
$99,710
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$76,900
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$65,190
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$64,980
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$63,430
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$63,030
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$61,410
Waco
$60,670
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,620
Abilene
$59,650
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$59,230
Tyler
$58,920
Fort Worth-Arlington
$51,590
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,850
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,740
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$50,200
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,700
Amarillo
$49,610
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$44,810




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