Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education amongst Alabama 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 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,400
25th Percentile Wage
$43,050
50th Percentile Wage
$49,590
75th Percentile Wage
$57,130
90th Percentile Wage
$61,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,400.

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 elementary school teachers, except special education in Alabama 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 elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,590-1.61%1.25%
201550,3900.16%-
201450,3100.68%-
201349,9702.00%-
201248,970--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Alabama ranges from $45,730 to $53,150. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $53,150. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Decatur (mean annual salary $52,510). The lowest paying area is Mobile with a median annual salary of $45,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$53,150
Decatur
$52,510
Birmingham-Hoover
$51,680
Auburn-Opelika
$50,530
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$50,120
Montgomery
$49,260
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$49,130
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$49,040
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$48,530
Anniston-Oxford
$48,370
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$47,850
Tuscaloosa
$47,080
Dothan
$46,680
Gadsden
$46,430
Mobile
$45,730


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