Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science teachers among Virginia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,130
25th Percentile Wage
$48,010
50th Percentile Wage
$66,950
75th Percentile Wage
$96,810
90th Percentile Wage
$138,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary biological science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,950
8.87% 1.88%
2016
$61,010
1.85% -
2015
$59,880
5.33% -
2014
$56,690
-14.39% -
2013
$64,850
-1.30% -
2012
$65,690
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Virginia ranges from $43,590 to $85,540. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in Virginia is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $85,540. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Harrisonburg (mean annual salary $73,650). The lowest paying area is Richmond with a median annual salary of $43,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$85,540
Harrisonburg
$73,650
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$68,400
Roanoke
$67,790
Lynchburg
$65,100
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$59,890
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$59,770
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$58,730
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$57,800
Richmond
$43,590




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