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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary History Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,170
25th Percentile Wage
$54,220
50th Percentile Wage
$72,690
75th Percentile Wage
$98,680
90th Percentile Wage
$134,870

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 $134,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,170. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 235% 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 history teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,690
1.20% 9.38%
2016
$71,820
3.37% -
2015
$69,400
3.69% -
2014
$66,840
0.07% -
2013
$66,790
1.38% -
2012
$65,870
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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
$72,690

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 $46,940 to $107,970. The highest paying state for postsecondary history teachers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $107,970. The lowest paying state is West Virginia with a median annual salary of $46,940. For more salary information of postsecondary history teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$107,970
California
$90,620
New Hampshire
$88,230
Rhode Island
$87,290
Massachusetts
$85,340
Idaho
$82,800
Connecticut
$82,240
Illinois
$80,360
Pennsylvania
$79,110
New Jersey
$77,980
New York
$77,690
Puerto Rico
$77,620
Minnesota
$76,950
Vermont
$76,200
Delaware
$75,380
Iowa
$74,760
Oregon
$74,220
Ohio
$74,100
Maryland
$73,940
Arizona
$73,220
Maine
$72,370
Utah
$72,310
Michigan
$72,010
North Dakota
$71,990
Wisconsin
$71,520
Indiana
$71,160
Florida
$70,700
Georgia
$69,990
Hawaii
$69,280
Missouri
$68,640
Alabama
$67,090
Nebraska
$67,070
South Carolina
$66,670
Texas
$66,440
North Carolina
$65,390
Virginia
$64,250
Mississippi
$63,850
South Dakota
$62,790
Washington
$62,270
Colorado
$61,230
Kentucky
$61,020
Kansas
$61,010
New Mexico
$60,460
Louisiana
$60,080
Oklahoma
$59,850
Tennessee
$59,680
Arkansas
$58,160
Montana
$57,250
Nevada
$50,240
West Virginia
$46,940



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