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Secondary School Teacher Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,480
25th Percentile Wage
$38,320
50th Percentile Wage
$47,050
75th Percentile Wage
$59,740
90th Percentile Wage
$75,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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) secondary school teachers is $75,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school teachers is $32,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,0503.59%4.93%
201545,360-0.60%-
201445,6302.50%-
201344,490-0.54%-
201244,730--

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

The average salaries of secondary school teachers in 18 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 secondary school teacher occupations is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $58,910. The lowest paying industry is the outpatient care centers industry (annual salary $36,530). For detailed secondary 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
$58,910
Hospitals - State government owned
$58,760
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,590
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$53,440
Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,000
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,270
Individual and Family Services
$51,010
Social Assistance
$47,980
Other Residential Care Facilities
$47,080
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$45,800
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$45,060
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$43,640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$43,380
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$43,160
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$42,550
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$37,450
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$37,120
Outpatient Care Centers
$36,530

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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