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Miscellaneous Teacher and Instructor Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous teachers and instructors are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous teachers and instructors in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous teachers and instructors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous teachers and instructors 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. Miscellaneous Teacher and Instructor Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,850
25th Percentile Wage
$22,690
50th Percentile Wage
$30,110
75th Percentile Wage
$42,120
90th Percentile Wage
$60,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous teachers and instructors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous teachers and instructors is $60,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,850. 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 220% 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 miscellaneous teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,1103.82%5.21%
201528,9601.24%-
201428,6001.01%-
201328,310-0.81%-
201228,540--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Teacher and Instructor Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous teachers and instructors in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for miscellaneous teachers and instructors occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $63,400. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $19,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$63,400
Wholesale Trade
$59,690
Information
$58,640
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,390
Federal, State, and Local Government
$57,590
Construction
$49,640
Manufacturing
$38,220
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$35,920
Accommodation and Food Services
$35,400
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,120
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,030
Health Care and Social Assistance
$30,520
Educational Services
$30,020
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$27,980
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,750
Retail Trade
$19,430


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