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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Palm Coast|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |