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Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,260
25th Percentile Wage
$63,910
50th Percentile Wage
$87,420
75th Percentile Wage
$116,450
90th Percentile Wage
$147,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary forestry and conservation science teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary forestry and conservation science teachers is $147,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,260. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 206% 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 forestry and conservation science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,420
1.76% 6.28%
2016
$85,880
-2.78% -
2015
$88,270
4.74% -
2014
$84,090
2.93% -
2013
$81,630
-0.37% -
2012
$81,930
- -

Table 2. Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary forestry and conservation science teachers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$87,640

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary forestry and conservation science 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 forestry and conservation science teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $53,960 to $116,700. The highest paying state for postsecondary forestry and conservation science teachers is California with a median annual salary of $116,700. The lowest paying state is Virginia with a median annual salary of $53,960. For more salary information of postsecondary forestry and conservation science teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$116,700
Pennsylvania
$115,810
Oregon
$110,240
Washington
$102,360
Florida
$100,890
Kansas
$94,810
Tennessee
$94,040
Arizona
$93,570
Colorado
$89,190
Michigan
$89,170
Alabama
$87,830
Indiana
$86,530
Wisconsin
$83,660
Mississippi
$83,160
Maine
$78,140
Georgia
$77,210
Texas
$74,860
West Virginia
$74,800
New York
$71,230
Puerto Rico
$70,010
Missouri
$69,740
North Carolina
$62,420
Montana
$61,670
Illinois
$61,330
Minnesota
$60,840
South Dakota
$59,240
Virginia
$53,960



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