Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teacher Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teacher salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,970
25th Percentile Wage
$27,220
50th Percentile Wage
$35,760
75th Percentile Wage
$48,830
90th Percentile Wage
$78,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers is $78,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers is $19,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,760-10.37%-0.22%
201539,470-7.70%-
201442,510-3.48%-
201343,99018.53%-
201235,840--

Compare Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in four industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teacher occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $37,250. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (annual salary $33,100). For detailed preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$37,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,760
Scientific Research and Development Services
$34,360
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$33,100

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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