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Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,580
25th Percentile Wage
$51,960
50th Percentile Wage
$70,910
75th Percentile Wage
$101,270
90th Percentile Wage
$153,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary mathematical science teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary mathematical science teachers is $153,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,580. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 286% 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 mathematical science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,910
1.96% 8.35%
2016
$69,520
3.38% -
2015
$67,170
2.95% -
2014
$65,190
-1.14% -
2013
$65,930
1.43% -
2012
$64,990
- -

Table 2. Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$70,880

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

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary mathematical 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 mathematical science teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $48,570 to $94,240. The highest paying state for postsecondary mathematical science teachers is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $94,240. The lowest paying state is Idaho with a median annual salary of $48,570. For more salary information of postsecondary mathematical science teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Hampshire
$94,240
Alaska
$89,290
California
$88,430
Rhode Island
$87,610
Iowa
$84,000
New York
$83,210
District of Columbia
$83,070
Michigan
$79,190
New Jersey
$79,010
Connecticut
$78,650
Ohio
$76,310
Maryland
$75,930
Pennsylvania
$75,520
Wisconsin
$75,160
Massachusetts
$75,040
Delaware
$74,340
Missouri
$71,560
South Carolina
$71,410
Arizona
$70,600
Florida
$70,420
Oregon
$69,100
Hawaii
$66,970
Indiana
$66,830
Illinois
$66,530
Minnesota
$65,900
Georgia
$65,640
Texas
$65,390
Nebraska
$65,260
North Dakota
$64,200
Utah
$63,940
Nevada
$62,770
Maine
$61,910
Washington
$61,790
Mississippi
$61,080
Alabama
$60,960
North Carolina
$60,740
Louisiana
$60,610
Puerto Rico
$60,270
Kentucky
$58,750
Virginia
$58,450
Colorado
$58,140
New Mexico
$58,110
South Dakota
$57,970
Oklahoma
$53,790
Wyoming
$53,480
Tennessee
$52,930
Montana
$52,760
West Virginia
$51,130
Kansas
$50,520
Vermont
$49,470
Arkansas
$49,230
Idaho
$48,570



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