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Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,070
25th Percentile Wage
$51,710
50th Percentile Wage
$69,590
75th Percentile Wage
$94,800
90th Percentile Wage
$129,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers is $129,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,070. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 249% 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 philosophy and religion teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,590
1.77% 6.61%
2016
$68,360
2.90% -
2015
$66,380
4.14% -
2014
$63,630
-3.00% -
2013
$65,540
0.84% -
2012
$64,990
- -

Table 2. Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

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

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$69,730
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$44,390

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary philosophy and religion 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 philosophy and religion teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $40,180 to $89,610. The highest paying state for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers is New Hampshire with a median annual salary of $89,610. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $40,180. For more salary information of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Hampshire
$89,610
New Mexico
$84,380
Utah
$84,240
Rhode Island
$81,200
District of Columbia
$81,190
California
$80,950
Massachusetts
$80,470
New Jersey
$76,390
Maine
$76,310
Maryland
$75,970
Connecticut
$74,020
Pennsylvania
$73,580
Michigan
$73,360
Illinois
$72,700
Georgia
$72,410
Indiana
$71,920
Florida
$71,390
Hawaii
$70,830
Arizona
$70,440
Minnesota
$69,690
Iowa
$69,250
New York
$69,120
North Carolina
$68,950
Texas
$68,210
Wisconsin
$67,690
Arkansas
$66,630
Nebraska
$65,830
Washington
$65,000
Oregon
$64,960
Missouri
$64,560
Virginia
$64,230
Ohio
$63,670
Tennessee
$62,780
Idaho
$62,570
South Dakota
$62,290
Alabama
$62,030
Kentucky
$61,570
South Carolina
$60,860
West Virginia
$60,810
Kansas
$57,550
Mississippi
$57,160
Louisiana
$56,600
Vermont
$55,950
Nevada
$53,370
Oklahoma
$53,070
Colorado
$48,290
Puerto Rico
$45,010
Montana
$40,180



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