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Postsecondary Library Science Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,470
25th Percentile Wage
$54,410
50th Percentile Wage
$68,410
75th Percentile Wage
$87,040
90th Percentile Wage
$106,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary library science teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary library science teachers is $106,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,470. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 151% 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 library science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,4101.10%3.84%
201567,6601.60%-
201466,580-1.74%-
201367,7402.89%-
201265,780--

Table 2. Postsecondary Library Science Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$68,410

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postsecondary Library Science Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary library 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 library science teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $50,510 to $103,120. The highest paying state for postsecondary library science teachers is Florida with a median annual salary of $103,120. The lowest paying state is Wisconsin with a median annual salary of $50,510. For more salary information of postsecondary library science teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Florida
$103,120
Arizona
$92,160
Rhode Island
$87,610
California
$81,190
Illinois
$78,310
Michigan
$76,260
New York
$75,390
Iowa
$74,030
Oregon
$72,850
Pennsylvania
$71,420
New Jersey
$70,450
Washington
$68,880
Alabama
$68,360
Colorado
$68,190
New Mexico
$67,000
District of Columbia
$66,360
Minnesota
$65,910
Tennessee
$65,850
Indiana
$64,810
North Carolina
$64,320
Ohio
$63,060
Virginia
$62,960
Kansas
$62,260
Missouri
$61,920
Texas
$61,370
Kentucky
$60,260
South Carolina
$57,520
Massachusetts
$57,260
Georgia
$53,660
Oklahoma
$53,630
Wisconsin
$50,510


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