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
$39,220
25th Percentile Wage
$47,060
50th Percentile Wage
$59,150
75th Percentile Wage
$75,750
90th Percentile Wage
$94,900

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 $94,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school teachers is $39,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,150
1.96% 6.85%
2016
$57,990
1.43% -
2015
$57,160
1.56% -
2014
$56,270
1.56% -
2013
$55,390
0.52% -
2012
$55,100
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Compare Secondary School Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of secondary school teachers in 20 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $68,630. The lowest paying industry is the educational support services - privately owned industry (annual salary $46,280). For detailed secondary school teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$68,630
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$65,080
Technical and Trade Schools
$62,160
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$62,100
Educational Services - State government owned
$61,740
Educational Services - Local government owned
$59,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$59,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$59,160
Educational Services
$59,150
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$56,740
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$54,540
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$54,240
Other Schools and Instruction
$53,740
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$53,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$53,120
Educational Services - Privately owned
$53,090
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$51,490
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$51,390
Educational Support Services
$50,980
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$46,280

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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