Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature teachers among West Virginia areas 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 English Language and Literature Teachers in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,270
25th Percentile Wage
$29,920
50th Percentile Wage
$53,110
75th Percentile Wage
$70,610
90th Percentile Wage
$91,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,110
-4.16% 0.98%
2016
$55,320
0.67% -
2015
$54,950
-0.51% -
2014
$55,230
0.16% -
2013
$55,140
4.62% -
2012
$52,590
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of West Virginia ranges from $40,320 to $84,660. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in West Virginia is Cumberland with a median annual salary of $84,660. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna (mean annual salary $64,610). The lowest paying area is Wheeling with a median annual salary of $40,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cumberland
$84,660
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$64,610
Charleston
$59,030
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$57,320
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$56,920
Huntington-Ashland
$55,890
Steubenville-Weirton
$55,700
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$54,820
Wheeling
$40,320




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