Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary foreign 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 foreign language and literature teachers among Texas cities 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 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,600
25th Percentile Wage
$38,240
50th Percentile Wage
$57,790
75th Percentile Wage
$76,810
90th Percentile Wage
$107,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign 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 $107,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,600.

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 foreign language and literature 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 foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,7904.60%14.22%
201555,130-1.61%-
201456,0203.96%-
201353,8007.86%-
201249,570--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of Texas ranges from $40,620 to $58,930. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $58,930. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is San Antonio-New Braunfels (mean annual salary $56,980). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $40,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$58,930
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$56,980
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$55,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$52,020
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$49,610
Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,620



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