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Highest Paying Industries for Postsecondary Physics Teachers

The top 15 highest paying industries for postsecondary physics teachers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $113,740, colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned is the highest paying industry for postsecondary physics teachers. It is followed by colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (average annual salary $84,480). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of postsecondary physics teachers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

See also: Highest paying cities for postsecondary physics teachers.