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Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,990
25th Percentile Wage
$44,490
50th Percentile Wage
$64,400
75th Percentile Wage
$94,720
90th Percentile Wage
$130,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other postsecondary teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other postsecondary teachers is $130,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,990. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 420% 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 other postsecondary teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,4002.17%0.17%
201563,0001.06%-
201462,3302.66%-
201360,670-5.97%-
201264,290--

Table 2. Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other postsecondary teachers in 3 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 other postsecondary teachers occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $64,410. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $55,040).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$64,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$64,250
Federal, State, and Local Government
$55,040

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Postsecondary Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other postsecondary 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 other postsecondary teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,760 to $86,280. The highest paying state for other postsecondary teachers is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $86,280. The lowest paying state is Alabama with a median annual salary of $18,760. For more salary information of other postsecondary teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Rhode Island
$86,280
New York
$82,040
Maryland
$78,360
Utah
$76,260
Michigan
$76,230
New Jersey
$73,260
Oregon
$70,810
Massachusetts
$68,960
California
$68,130
Illinois
$67,550
Wisconsin
$66,690
South Carolina
$66,130
Alaska
$65,580
Iowa
$64,770
Delaware
$64,750
District of Columbia
$63,860
New Hampshire
$62,900
Washington
$61,670
Kansas
$61,560
Connecticut
$61,410
North Carolina
$60,870
Georgia
$60,560
Florida
$60,400
Arizona
$59,880
North Dakota
$58,920
Maine
$57,970
Colorado
$57,760
Idaho
$56,590
Indiana
$56,150
Pennsylvania
$55,750
Kentucky
$55,690
Arkansas
$54,870
New Mexico
$52,910
Virginia
$52,760
Mississippi
$51,740
Ohio
$51,740
Louisiana
$51,340
Minnesota
$51,140
Nebraska
$48,870
Wyoming
$47,820
West Virginia
$47,310
Texas
$46,770
Oklahoma
$45,980
Montana
$45,370
Vermont
$44,160
Tennessee
$39,180
Hawaii
$38,870
Puerto Rico
$38,580
Missouri
$31,660
Alabama
$18,760


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