Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare elementary school teacher, except special education salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,630
25th Percentile Wage
$44,490
50th Percentile Wage
$55,840
75th Percentile Wage
$71,210
90th Percentile Wage
$88,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in the industry sector of educational 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) elementary school teachers, except special education is $88,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid elementary school teachers, except special education is $36,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,8401.63%4.32%
201554,9301.40%-
201454,1600.98%-
201353,6300.37%-
201253,430--

Compare Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of elementary school teachers, except special education in 16 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for elementary school teacher, except special education occupations is the educational support services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $58,790. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $37,350). For detailed elementary school teacher, except special education salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$58,790
Educational Services - Local government owned
$57,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$57,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$56,980
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,780
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$55,850
Educational Services
$55,840
Educational Support Services
$48,990
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,460
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$44,550
Educational Services - Privately owned
$44,500
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$44,150
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$43,390
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$38,670
Other Schools and Instruction
$37,350
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$37,350

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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