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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,020
25th Percentile Wage
$43,950
50th Percentile Wage
$64,480
75th Percentile Wage
$95,640
90th Percentile Wage
$131,390

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 $131,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,020. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 525% 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 other postsecondary teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,480
0.12% 0.29%
2016
$64,400
2.17% -
2015
$63,000
1.06% -
2014
$62,330
2.66% -
2013
$60,670
-5.97% -
2012
$64,290
- -

Table 2. Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other postsecondary teachers in 5 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 health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $109,020. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $47,320).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$109,020
Educational Services
$64,490
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$63,610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,470
Federal, State, and Local Government
$47,320

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 $18,900 to $86,830. The highest paying state for other postsecondary teachers is New York with a median annual salary of $86,830. The lowest paying state is Alabama with a median annual salary of $18,900. For more salary information of other postsecondary teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$86,830
Rhode Island
$85,950
Maryland
$78,360
Utah
$76,260
Michigan
$76,230
New Hampshire
$74,450
New Jersey
$73,260
Wisconsin
$71,620
Oregon
$70,810
Alaska
$70,440
Massachusetts
$68,960
Delaware
$68,670
California
$68,130
District of Columbia
$67,840
Illinois
$67,550
Oklahoma
$66,960
South Carolina
$66,130
Vermont
$65,980
Washington
$63,970
Arizona
$63,870
Pennsylvania
$62,430
Georgia
$61,640
Kansas
$61,560
Connecticut
$61,410
North Dakota
$60,690
Idaho
$60,650
North Carolina
$60,010
Colorado
$58,350
Maine
$56,730
Indiana
$56,150
Texas
$55,160
Arkansas
$55,080
Kentucky
$54,710
West Virginia
$53,490
Nevada
$53,470
Minnesota
$53,240
New Mexico
$52,910
Virginia
$52,760
Ohio
$51,740
Mississippi
$51,740
Louisiana
$51,340
Iowa
$51,300
Tennessee
$50,700
Montana
$50,380
Wyoming
$48,760
Nebraska
$48,610
Hawaii
$46,170
Florida
$44,470
Missouri
$31,660
Puerto Rico
$19,280
Alabama
$18,900



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