Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,230
25th Percentile Wage
$46,150
50th Percentile Wage
$58,060
75th Percentile Wage
$74,140
90th Percentile Wage
$92,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical 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) secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education is $92,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education is $38,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,0601.43%5.13%
201557,2301.54%-
201456,3501.67%-
201355,4100.60%-
201255,080--

Compare Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical 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 secondary school teacher, except special and career/technical education occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $58,740. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $40,010). For detailed secondary school teacher, except special and career/technical education salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$58,740
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$58,070
Educational Services
$58,060
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$56,420
Educational Services - State government owned
$55,930
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$54,240
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$53,430
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$52,930
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$51,810
Educational Services - Privately owned
$51,790
Educational Support Services
$50,040
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$48,260
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$48,240
Other Schools and Instruction
$40,280
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$40,010

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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