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Postsecondary Social Work Teacher Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,590
25th Percentile Wage
$47,740
50th Percentile Wage
$64,030
75th Percentile Wage
$89,500
90th Percentile Wage
$130,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary social work teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary social work teachers is $130,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,590. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 277% 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 social work teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,0301.00%1.22%
201563,3901.50%-
201462,440-2.95%-
201364,2801.60%-
201263,250--

Table 2. Postsecondary Social Work Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary social work teachers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$64,030

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postsecondary Social Work Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only postsecondary social work 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 social work teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $34,990 to $81,450. The highest paying state for postsecondary social work teachers is Florida with a median annual salary of $81,450. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $34,990. For more salary information of postsecondary social work teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Florida
$81,450
Connecticut
$80,510
New York
$79,730
California
$76,890
Utah
$73,980
District of Columbia
$72,790
New Jersey
$69,810
Rhode Island
$69,720
Oregon
$68,600
Michigan
$68,570
Indiana
$66,550
North Dakota
$66,150
Mississippi
$64,920
Massachusetts
$64,860
Maryland
$63,520
Kentucky
$63,360
North Carolina
$63,270
Iowa
$63,220
Alabama
$62,620
Louisiana
$62,330
South Carolina
$61,860
West Virginia
$61,850
New Mexico
$61,830
Minnesota
$61,750
Georgia
$61,370
Arkansas
$60,640
Ohio
$60,380
Missouri
$59,620
Maine
$58,940
Texas
$58,220
Kansas
$58,050
South Dakota
$57,650
Wisconsin
$57,440
Tennessee
$57,080
Pennsylvania
$57,020
Nebraska
$55,740
Virginia
$55,580
Colorado
$50,430
Illinois
$48,500
Oklahoma
$47,740
Puerto Rico
$34,990


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