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Highest Paying Industries for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

The top 24 highest paying industries for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $95,090, state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education. It is followed by federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $80,430). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 24 Highest Paying Industries for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$95,090
200
2 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$80,430
360
3 Federal, State, and Local Government
$80,430
360
4 Other Schools and Instruction
$59,670
n/a
5 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$58,770
70
6 State government, including schools and hospitals
$55,730
3,000
7 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$55,620
563,440
8 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,620
566,430
9 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$55,620
563,250
10 Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,620
563,280
11 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,980
625,160
12 Educational Services
$54,970
625,510
13 Educational Services - State government owned
$54,650
2,800
14 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$54,580
2,730
15 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$53,520
160
16 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$48,330
210
17 Educational Services - Privately owned
$47,690
59,440
18 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$47,680
59,180
19 Individual and Family Services
$45,570
400
20 Health Care and Social Assistance
$45,420
540
21 Other Residential Care Facilities
$45,410
120
22 Social Assistance
$45,390
410
23 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$45,070
120
24 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$44,280
140
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