Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,970
25th Percentile Wage
$43,960
50th Percentile Wage
$55,000
75th Percentile Wage
$64,710
90th Percentile Wage
$76,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,970.

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
$55,000
-0.20% 3.20%
2016
$55,110
2.40% -
2015
$53,790
-0.20% -
2014
$53,900
0.54% -
2013
$53,610
0.69% -
2012
$53,240
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Georgia ranges from $48,580 to $69,120. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $69,120. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Dalton (mean annual salary $58,500). The lowest paying area is Valdosta with a median annual salary of $48,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$69,120
Dalton
$58,500
Rome
$57,940
Albany
$57,070
Athens-Clarke County
$56,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$55,390
Gainesville
$55,140
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$55,010
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$54,500
Warner Robins
$53,900
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$53,540
Savannah
$52,510
Columbus
$52,230
Macon
$51,610
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,570
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$51,050
Valdosta
$48,580




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