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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary Engineering Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,280
25th Percentile Wage
$71,400
50th Percentile Wage
$98,360
75th Percentile Wage
$135,370
90th Percentile Wage
$183,590

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 $183,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,280. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 265% 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 engineering teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,360
0.84% 5.78%
2016
$97,530
2.53% -
2015
$95,060
0.98% -
2014
$94,130
-0.35% -
2013
$94,460
1.89% -
2012
$92,670
- -

Table 2. Postsecondary Engineering Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$99,220
Educational Services
$98,360

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 $63,820 to $126,450. The highest paying state for postsecondary engineering teachers is California with a median annual salary of $126,450. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $63,820. For more salary information of postsecondary engineering teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$126,450
Massachusetts
$122,140
New Hampshire
$116,050
Alabama
$113,410
New Mexico
$113,000
District of Columbia
$112,050
Illinois
$111,520
New York
$110,760
Idaho
$108,920
Rhode Island
$108,500
Indiana
$105,820
Connecticut
$104,140
Utah
$104,060
Iowa
$103,950
New Jersey
$102,760
Nevada
$101,010
Kansas
$100,840
Arizona
$100,180
Texas
$99,540
Florida
$99,270
Michigan
$99,000
Colorado
$98,610
Ohio
$97,300
Missouri
$96,910
Oregon
$95,730
Mississippi
$95,440
Wyoming
$93,430
Wisconsin
$93,320
Pennsylvania
$93,220
Louisiana
$93,210
Washington
$92,580
Arkansas
$91,230
Tennessee
$91,160
Nebraska
$91,130
North Dakota
$91,080
Oklahoma
$90,900
South Carolina
$86,880
Virginia
$85,610
West Virginia
$84,460
Maryland
$83,860
South Dakota
$83,850
Maine
$83,710
North Carolina
$83,000
Georgia
$81,770
Kentucky
$77,680
Delaware
$75,620
Minnesota
$72,530
Puerto Rico
$69,380
Montana
$63,820



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