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Postsecondary Health Teacher Salary Information

The salary statistics of postsecondary health teachers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of postsecondary health teachers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postsecondary health teachers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postsecondary health 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 Health Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,660
25th Percentile Wage
$59,910
50th Percentile Wage
$87,900
75th Percentile Wage
$145,370
90th Percentile Wage
$186,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary health teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary health teachers is $186,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,660. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 337% 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 health teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,9007.32%15.90%
201581,4701.20%-
201480,4904.26%-
201377,0604.07%-
201273,920--

Table 2. Postsecondary Health Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary health teachers in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for postsecondary health teachers occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $150,860. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $86,710).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$150,860
Health Care and Social Assistance
$106,990
Federal, State, and Local Government
$89,260
Educational Services
$86,710



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