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
$19,290
25th Percentile Wage
$22,280
50th Percentile Wage
$27,480
75th Percentile Wage
$35,140
90th Percentile Wage
$46,650

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 $46,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers is $19,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,4800.47%6.44%
201527,3501.83%-
201426,8502.46%-
201326,1901.83%-
201225,710--

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 33 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 psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $61,250. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry (annual salary $26,170). 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
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$61,250
Hospitals - State government owned
$60,680
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$58,570
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$58,280
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,020
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$50,270
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$49,040
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$48,330
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$47,800
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$47,800
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$47,520
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$46,160
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$45,160
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$44,680
Other Residential Care Facilities
$43,670
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$41,980
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$39,550
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$39,160
Hospitals - Privately owned
$38,260
Offices of Physicians
$37,840
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$37,580
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$36,390
Individual and Family Services
$36,220
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$34,880
Outpatient Care Centers
$34,430
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$31,320
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$31,090
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$28,600
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$27,460
Social Assistance
$27,230
Child Day Care Services
$26,770
Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,440
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,170

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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