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Postsecondary Communications Teacher Salary Information

The salary statistics of postsecondary communications teachers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postsecondary communications teachers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postsecondary communications 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 Communications Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,760
25th Percentile Wage
$47,950
50th Percentile Wage
$66,510
75th Percentile Wage
$91,940
90th Percentile Wage
$129,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary communications teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary communications teachers is $129,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,760. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 272% 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 communications teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,510
1.31% 6.51%
2016
$65,640
3.40% -
2015
$63,410
1.36% -
2014
$62,550
-1.63% -
2013
$63,570
2.19% -
2012
$62,180
- -

Table 2. Postsecondary Communications Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$66,510

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

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary communications 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 communications teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,600 to $83,320. The highest paying state for postsecondary communications teachers is California with a median annual salary of $83,320. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $42,600. For more salary information of postsecondary communications teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$83,320
Connecticut
$81,730
New Hampshire
$78,970
New Jersey
$78,870
Iowa
$78,630
District of Columbia
$77,790
Arizona
$76,630
Alaska
$76,530
Rhode Island
$76,020
Illinois
$74,480
Massachusetts
$73,540
New York
$72,480
Florida
$72,440
Wisconsin
$71,470
New Mexico
$71,030
Maryland
$69,870
Pennsylvania
$69,110
Oregon
$68,670
Michigan
$67,020
Missouri
$65,880
Kansas
$65,350
Vermont
$65,160
Nebraska
$64,500
Utah
$64,340
Wyoming
$63,660
Georgia
$62,620
Louisiana
$62,570
Alabama
$61,970
Minnesota
$61,420
Kentucky
$60,960
North Carolina
$60,930
North Dakota
$60,850
Indiana
$60,250
Virginia
$60,000
South Dakota
$59,480
Ohio
$59,480
South Carolina
$58,560
Texas
$57,760
Maine
$57,120
West Virginia
$56,660
Idaho
$55,810
Washington
$55,270
Montana
$54,850
Hawaii
$52,760
Nevada
$52,610
Tennessee
$51,290
Arkansas
$50,270
Mississippi
$48,860
Oklahoma
$46,680
Colorado
$45,320
Puerto Rico
$42,600



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