Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education among California 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,290
25th Percentile Wage
$59,090
50th Percentile Wage
$74,130
75th Percentile Wage
$89,250
90th Percentile Wage
$100,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,290.

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 California 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
201674,1301.65%4.75%
201572,9102.59%-
201471,0200.82%-
201370,440-0.24%-
201270,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of California ranges from $51,030 to $81,320. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in California is Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario with a median annual salary of $81,320. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Modesto (mean annual salary $80,100). The lowest paying area is Chico with a median annual salary of $51,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$81,320
Modesto
$80,100
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$78,050
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$76,050
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$75,450
El Centro
$74,660
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$74,380
Yuba City
$74,380
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$74,260
Salinas
$74,110
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$73,940
Hanford-Corcoran
$73,650
Madera-Chowchilla
$73,060
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$73,020
Napa
$73,000
Fresno
$72,790
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$71,530
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$71,490
Merced
$71,340
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$71,260
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$70,870
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$70,850
Stockton
$70,680
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$70,320
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$70,120
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$69,420
Visalia-Porterville
$69,080
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$67,190
Bakersfield-Delano
$66,350
Redding
$65,860
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$65,630
Vallejo-Fairfield
$64,690
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$63,360
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$62,160
Chico
$51,030



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