Secondary School Teacher Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,300
25th Percentile Wage
$46,160
50th Percentile Wage
$57,990
75th Percentile Wage
$73,930
90th Percentile Wage
$92,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers 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) secondary school teachers is $92,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school teachers is $38,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,9901.43%4.98%
201557,1601.56%-
201456,2701.56%-
201355,3900.52%-
201255,100--

Compare Secondary School Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of secondary school teachers in 19 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 secondary school teacher occupations is the technical and trade schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $61,550. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $39,940). For detailed secondary school teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$61,550
Technical and Trade Schools
$60,970
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$59,080
Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,610
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$58,600
Educational Services - State government owned
$58,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$58,010
Educational Services
$57,990
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$57,080
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$54,240
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$53,490
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$53,430
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$51,800
Educational Services - Privately owned
$51,790
Educational Support Services
$50,760
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$48,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$48,260
Other Schools and Instruction
$40,460
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$39,940

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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