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Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information

The salary statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postsecondary chemistry teachers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postsecondary chemistry teachers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,110
25th Percentile Wage
$56,720
50th Percentile Wage
$77,190
75th Percentile Wage
$107,650
90th Percentile Wage
$157,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary chemistry teachers is $157,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,110. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 264% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,190
0.57% 7.84%
2016
$76,750
2.20% -
2015
$75,060
2.64% -
2014
$73,080
0.56% -
2013
$72,670
2.11% -
2012
$71,140
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Table 2. Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary chemistry teachers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$77,180

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary chemistry teachers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $59,100 to $97,870. The highest paying state for postsecondary chemistry teachers is California with a median annual salary of $97,870. The lowest paying state is Idaho with a median annual salary of $59,100. For more salary information of postsecondary chemistry teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$97,870
New Hampshire
$92,290
Rhode Island
$91,820
Massachusetts
$89,770
New York
$88,820
Michigan
$85,240
Ohio
$84,960
Florida
$83,860
Kansas
$82,520
Pennsylvania
$80,920
Indiana
$80,540
New Jersey
$80,420
Oregon
$80,010
Delaware
$79,280
Alabama
$78,830
Connecticut
$78,640
Iowa
$78,350
New Mexico
$78,330
Vermont
$78,310
Utah
$77,740
Illinois
$77,220
Missouri
$76,870
Maryland
$76,680
Arizona
$76,390
Minnesota
$75,990
Colorado
$75,770
Wyoming
$74,250
Maine
$73,080
Mississippi
$72,840
Texas
$71,990
District of Columbia
$71,800
Louisiana
$71,050
West Virginia
$70,800
Nebraska
$70,500
Nevada
$70,010
North Carolina
$69,630
Wisconsin
$69,460
South Carolina
$68,610
South Dakota
$67,970
Hawaii
$67,810
North Dakota
$67,200
Georgia
$66,190
Puerto Rico
$65,030
Virginia
$64,650
Montana
$63,930
Tennessee
$63,740
Arkansas
$62,390
Oklahoma
$62,280
Kentucky
$59,900
Washington
$59,870
Idaho
$59,100



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