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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
$30,890
25th Percentile Wage
$36,500
50th Percentile Wage
$45,740
75th Percentile Wage
$58,350
90th Percentile Wage
$74,440

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 $74,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school teachers is $30,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,740
-2.86% 2.21%
2016
$47,050
3.59% -
2015
$45,360
-0.60% -
2014
$45,630
2.50% -
2013
$44,490
-0.54% -
2012
$44,730
- -

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

The average salaries of secondary school teachers in 19 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 hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $57,360. 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
Hospitals - State government owned
$57,360
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$57,200
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$51,990
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$51,380
Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,710
Individual and Family Services
$49,690
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,050
Social Assistance
$46,430
Other Residential Care Facilities
$44,590
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$44,170
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$43,850
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$43,760
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
$43,320
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$43,090
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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