Elementary and Middle School Teacher Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of elementary and middle school teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare elementary and middle school teacher salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,200
25th Percentile Wage
$31,330
50th Percentile Wage
$42,020
75th Percentile Wage
$52,450
90th Percentile Wage
$63,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and middle 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) elementary and middle school teachers is $63,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid elementary and middle school teachers is $24,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and middle school teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,020
1.09% -5.16%
2016
$41,560
0.72% -
2015
$41,260
-2.84% -
2014
$42,430
-4.93% -
2013
$44,520
0.74% -
2012
$44,190
- -

Compare Elementary and Middle School Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of elementary and middle school teachers in 14 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 elementary and middle school teacher occupations is the vocational rehabilitation services industry with an annual salary $59,290. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $36,000). For detailed elementary and middle school teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$59,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$53,200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,200
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$51,920
Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,590
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$51,150
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$51,080
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$50,550
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$50,550
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$47,030
Other Residential Care Facilities
$46,170
Individual and Family Services
$45,810
Social Assistance
$40,170
Child Day Care Services
$36,000

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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