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Postsecondary History Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,000
25th Percentile Wage
$52,760
50th Percentile Wage
$71,820
75th Percentile Wage
$97,150
90th Percentile Wage
$130,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary history teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary history teachers is $130,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,000. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 243% 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 history teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,8203.37%8.28%
201569,4003.69%-
201466,8400.07%-
201366,7901.38%-
201265,870--

Table 2. Postsecondary History Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$71,820

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

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary history 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 history teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $47,170 to $93,680. The highest paying state for postsecondary history teachers is California with a median annual salary of $93,680. The lowest paying state is Kansas with a median annual salary of $47,170. For more salary information of postsecondary history teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$93,680
New Hampshire
$85,440
Connecticut
$85,240
Massachusetts
$84,680
Michigan
$83,690
Florida
$81,090
Illinois
$81,020
New Mexico
$80,550
Utah
$79,810
District of Columbia
$79,690
New York
$78,660
North Dakota
$77,550
Rhode Island
$77,340
Maine
$76,580
Maryland
$75,830
New Jersey
$75,710
Minnesota
$74,990
Oregon
$73,570
Wisconsin
$73,570
Pennsylvania
$73,360
Iowa
$73,260
Vermont
$72,290
Ohio
$71,470
Hawaii
$70,810
Kentucky
$70,630
Indiana
$69,390
Nebraska
$66,490
Georgia
$66,470
Texas
$65,530
Missouri
$65,360
South Carolina
$64,060
Mississippi
$63,690
Alabama
$63,530
North Carolina
$62,170
South Dakota
$61,420
Virginia
$60,750
Arizona
$60,700
Colorado
$59,770
Idaho
$59,600
Tennessee
$59,560
Washington
$58,430
Arkansas
$57,130
Oklahoma
$53,560
Louisiana
$52,140
Montana
$49,260
West Virginia
$47,780
Kansas
$47,170


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