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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,110
25th Percentile Wage
$50,620
50th Percentile Wage
$69,520
75th Percentile Wage
$98,990
90th Percentile Wage
$147,700

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 $147,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,110. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 287% 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 mathematical science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,5203.38%6.52%
201567,1702.95%-
201465,190-1.14%-
201365,9301.43%-
201264,990--

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
$69,440

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 $46,300 to $93,070. The highest paying state for postsecondary mathematical science teachers is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $93,070. The lowest paying state is Kansas with a median annual salary of $46,300. 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
$93,070
California
$88,430
Alaska
$86,340
Iowa
$80,450
Michigan
$79,400
New York
$79,100
Rhode Island
$77,410
New Jersey
$76,540
District of Columbia
$76,490
Connecticut
$75,310
Massachusetts
$75,060
Maryland
$74,680
Pennsylvania
$73,670
Florida
$73,160
New Mexico
$71,410
Oregon
$71,030
Maine
$70,730
Wisconsin
$70,010
Missouri
$69,580
Illinois
$69,570
South Carolina
$69,240
Ohio
$67,560
Indiana
$66,830
North Dakota
$66,030
Hawaii
$65,050
Arizona
$64,910
Texas
$64,620
Minnesota
$64,450
Utah
$64,420
Nebraska
$64,360
Georgia
$62,700
Puerto Rico
$62,100
North Carolina
$60,850
Louisiana
$60,610
Washington
$59,520
Mississippi
$59,140
Alabama
$59,030
Kentucky
$58,590
South Dakota
$57,200
Colorado
$56,390
Montana
$54,820
Wyoming
$54,600
Tennessee
$51,610
Virginia
$51,110
Arkansas
$50,510
Oklahoma
$49,980
Vermont
$49,470
Idaho
$48,570
West Virginia
$48,540
Kansas
$46,300



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