Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in Texas

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,280
25th Percentile Wage
$53,270
50th Percentile Wage
$73,230
75th Percentile Wage
$109,730
90th Percentile Wage
$174,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $174,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,280.

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 political science 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 political science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,2306.35%16.89%
201568,5801.09%-
201467,8303.01%-
201365,7907.49%-
201260,860--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of Texas ranges from $52,210 to $85,840. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $85,840. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $69,210). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$85,840
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$69,210
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$67,880
Fort Worth-Arlington
$65,730
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$61,340
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$57,180
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,550
Tyler
$52,490
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$52,210



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