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Postsecondary Engineering Teacher Salary Information

The salary statistics of postsecondary engineering teachers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postsecondary engineering teachers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postsecondary engineering teachers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary Engineering Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,090
25th Percentile Wage
$70,660
50th Percentile Wage
$97,530
75th Percentile Wage
$132,240
90th Percentile Wage
$176,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary engineering teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary engineering teachers is $176,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,090. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 259% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,5302.53%4.98%
201595,0600.98%-
201494,130-0.35%-
201394,4601.89%-
201292,670--

Table 2. Postsecondary Engineering Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$97,540

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

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary engineering 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 engineering teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $66,380 to $119,040. The highest paying state for postsecondary engineering teachers is Kentucky with a median annual salary of $119,040. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $66,380. For more salary information of postsecondary engineering teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Kentucky
$119,040
California
$118,770
Massachusetts
$116,330
Florida
$115,520
New Hampshire
$113,600
Illinois
$110,310
Alabama
$110,060
North Dakota
$109,980
Indiana
$105,820
Connecticut
$104,140
New York
$103,610
New Jersey
$102,760
Utah
$102,260
Arizona
$101,960
Wisconsin
$100,880
Iowa
$99,860
Rhode Island
$99,680
Michigan
$98,990
District of Columbia
$97,910
Texas
$96,410
Colorado
$96,070
Tennessee
$95,540
Mississippi
$95,300
Maine
$95,210
Ohio
$95,160
Missouri
$93,800
Oregon
$93,710
North Carolina
$92,510
West Virginia
$92,220
Wyoming
$91,020
Arkansas
$90,590
Washington
$90,330
Maryland
$90,050
Nebraska
$89,800
Idaho
$88,590
Pennsylvania
$86,940
Louisiana
$86,490
Oklahoma
$83,610
Georgia
$82,790
Virginia
$75,980
Kansas
$71,940
Minnesota
$71,540
Puerto Rico
$66,380



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