Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Texas

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,480
25th Percentile Wage
$33,480
50th Percentile Wage
$48,540
75th Percentile Wage
$69,480
90th Percentile Wage
$92,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational 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 $92,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.25
25th Percentile Wage
$16.10
50th Percentile Wage
$23.34
75th Percentile Wage
$33.40
90th Percentile Wage
$44.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.49. The median hourly salary is $23.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,5401.67%11.37%
201547,7307.46%-
201444,170-2.63%-
201345,3305.10%-
201243,020--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Texas ranges from $19,020 to $71,900. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Texas is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $71,900. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $55,520). The lowest paying area is Tyler with a median annual salary of $19,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$71,900
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$55,520
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,260
Longview
$53,030
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$53,020
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$52,360
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,450
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,120
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$49,350
Amarillo
$46,830
Sherman-Denison
$44,530
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$43,930
Corpus Christi
$43,280
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$43,030
El Paso
$42,730
Waco
$42,480
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$41,780
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,820
Midland
$39,080
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,580
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$37,120
Lubbock
$36,540
Brownsville-Harlingen
$36,290
Victoria
$32,380
Abilene
$29,900
Tyler
$19,020


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