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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Postsecondary Library Science Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,470
25th Percentile Wage
$56,050
50th Percentile Wage
$70,940
75th Percentile Wage
$89,260
90th Percentile Wage
$107,840

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 $107,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,470. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 148% 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 library science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,940
3.57% 7.27%
2016
$68,410
1.10% -
2015
$67,660
1.60% -
2014
$66,580
-1.74% -
2013
$67,740
2.89% -
2012
$65,780
- -

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
$70,940

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 $41,940 to $92,160. The highest paying state for postsecondary library science teachers is Arizona with a median annual salary of $92,160. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $41,940. 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
Arizona
$92,160
Washington
$89,530
Michigan
$85,840
Florida
$84,120
Rhode Island
$83,060
New York
$80,080
California
$78,790
Indiana
$78,350
Hawaii
$75,770
Illinois
$74,530
Iowa
$72,810
Pennsylvania
$72,510
Alabama
$71,660
Arkansas
$71,420
Minnesota
$71,220
New Jersey
$70,950
Kansas
$69,800
Virginia
$68,950
Missouri
$67,950
Oregon
$67,760
New Mexico
$67,000
Colorado
$66,800
District of Columbia
$66,360
Tennessee
$66,320
Ohio
$64,310
North Carolina
$63,570
Utah
$63,260
Texas
$62,950
Oklahoma
$60,790
Kentucky
$60,260
Montana
$60,200
South Carolina
$59,690
Massachusetts
$58,500
Mississippi
$57,920
Louisiana
$54,400
Georgia
$52,460
Wisconsin
$50,510
Puerto Rico
$41,940



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