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 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 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,650
25th Percentile Wage
$40,010
50th Percentile Wage
$58,180
75th Percentile Wage
$78,780
90th Percentile Wage
$112,900

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 $112,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,180
0.67% 14.80%
2016
$57,790
4.60% -
2015
$55,130
-1.61% -
2014
$56,020
3.96% -
2013
$53,800
7.86% -
2012
$49,570
- -

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 $68,340. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Texas is El Paso with a median annual salary of $68,340. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood (mean annual salary $67,630). The lowest paying area is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $40,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
El Paso
$68,340
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$67,630
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$66,030
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$62,990
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,370
Abilene
$61,830
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$57,600
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$56,810
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$55,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$52,020
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$49,610
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,070
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,840
Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,620




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