Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Florida

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,990
25th Percentile Wage
$41,490
50th Percentile Wage
$47,200
75th Percentile Wage
$55,230
90th Percentile Wage
$64,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,200
1.65% 3.90%
2016
$46,420
0.78% -
2015
$46,060
1.09% -
2014
$45,560
0.88% -
2013
$45,160
-0.44% -
2012
$45,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Florida ranges from $38,910 to $57,240. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Florida is Punta Gorda with a median annual salary of $57,240. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Port St Lucie (mean annual salary $53,220). The lowest paying area is Ocala with a median annual salary of $38,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Punta Gorda
$57,240
Port St Lucie
$53,220
Jacksonville
$52,870
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$50,390
Naples-Marco Island
$49,990
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$49,550
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$48,740
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$48,060
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$47,860
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$47,840
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$47,820
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$47,660
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$47,510
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$46,600
Tallahassee
$46,380
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$46,320
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$46,290
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$46,210
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$46,200
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$46,150
Palm Coast
$45,760
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$44,280
Gainesville
$43,590
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$40,740
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$39,640
Ocala
$38,910




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