Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,170
25th Percentile Wage
$42,510
50th Percentile Wage
$52,640
75th Percentile Wage
$68,840
90th Percentile Wage
$92,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,6405.22%-0.59%
201549,8904.81%-
201447,490-5.81%-
201350,250-5.37%-
201252,950--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of Virginia ranges from $43,290 to $77,290. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Virginia is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $77,290. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (mean annual salary $54,570). The lowest paying area is Richmond with a median annual salary of $43,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$77,290
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$54,570
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$48,210
Richmond
$43,290


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