The salary statistics of substitute teachers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare substitute teacher salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute 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) substitute teachers is $46,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid substitute teachers is $18,430.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of substitute teachers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of substitute 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 substitute teacher occupations is the elementary and secondary schools - state government owned industry with an annual salary $44,530. The lowest paying industry is the educational support services - local government owned industry (annual salary $20,000). For detailed substitute teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned|| |
|Educational Services - State government owned|| |
|Technical and trade schools - Local government owned|| |
|Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)|| |
|Other Schools and Instruction|| |
|Technical and Trade Schools|| |
|Other schools and instruction - Privately owned|| |
|Technical and trade schools - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Support Services - Privately owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Educational Services - Local government owned|| |
|Educational Services - Privately owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Support Services|| |
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned|| |
|Educational Support Services - Local government owned|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .