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Elementary and Middle School Teacher Salary in the Industry of Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

The salary statistics and trend of elementary and middle school teachers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare elementary and middle school teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,020
25th Percentile Wage
$36,180
50th Percentile Wage
$44,880
75th Percentile Wage
$56,740
90th Percentile Wage
$74,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for elementary and middle school teachers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) elementary and middle school teachers is $74,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent elementary and middle school teachers is $29,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and middle school teachers in the industry of Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,880
-0.74% -11.10%
2016
$45,210
-6.66% -
2015
$48,220
0.27% -
2014
$48,090
2.50% -
2013
$46,890
-6.33% -
2012
$49,860
- -

Table 3. Compare Elementary and Middle School Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector




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