Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,550
25th Percentile Wage
$43,190
50th Percentile Wage
$50,140
75th Percentile Wage
$57,640
90th Percentile Wage
$62,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,140
0.54% 0.42%
2016
$49,870
-0.22% -
2015
$49,980
0.40% -
2014
$49,780
-1.23% -
2013
$50,390
0.91% -
2012
$49,930
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Alabama ranges from $45,690 to $53,430. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $53,430. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $52,800). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$53,430
Birmingham-Hoover
$52,800
Huntsville
$52,690
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,000
Dothan
$51,170
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$50,790
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$50,540
Anniston-Oxford
$50,250
Gadsden
$49,210
Auburn-Opelika
$48,640
Tuscaloosa
$48,530
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$48,440
Mobile
$47,740
Montgomery
$47,410
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$45,690




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