Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teacher Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teacher salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,740
25th Percentile Wage
$22,750
50th Percentile Wage
$27,760
75th Percentile Wage
$35,400
90th Percentile Wage
$47,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers is $47,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers is $19,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,760
1.01% 7.38%
2016
$27,480
0.47% -
2015
$27,350
1.83% -
2014
$26,850
2.46% -
2013
$26,190
1.83% -
2012
$25,710
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Compare Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers in 35 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teacher occupations is the offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists industry with an annual salary $60,470. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry (annual salary $26,770). For detailed preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$60,470
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$59,900
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$59,600
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$58,280
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$56,900
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,110
Hospitals - State government owned
$54,970
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$52,770
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$52,310
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$48,770
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$48,770
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$45,660
Other Residential Care Facilities
$44,530
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$44,380
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$43,870
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$43,690
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$43,340
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$42,800
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$39,990
Hospitals - Privately owned
$39,810
Offices of Physicians
$37,840
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$36,910
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$36,580
Outpatient Care Centers
$36,350
Individual and Family Services
$36,280
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$34,950
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$33,750
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$33,420
Home Health Care Services
$31,630
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$30,070
Social Assistance
$27,490
Child Day Care Services
$27,070
Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,950
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$26,920
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,770

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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