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Postsecondary Math and Computer Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,480
25th Percentile Wage
$52,030
50th Percentile Wage
$72,510
75th Percentile Wage
$102,900
90th Percentile Wage
$151,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary math and computer teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary math and computer teachers is $151,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,480. 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 293% 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 math and computer teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,5103.48%6.58%
201569,9903.14%-
201467,790-1.31%-
201368,6801.37%-
201267,740--

Table 2. Postsecondary Math and Computer Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary math and computer teachers in 2 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$116,280
Educational Services
$72,460


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