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Substitute Teacher Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Substitute Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,210
25th Percentile Wage
$20,190
50th Percentile Wage
$24,330
75th Percentile Wage
$30,030
90th Percentile Wage
$39,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute 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) substitute teachers is $39,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid substitute teachers is $18,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,330
2.18% 10.97%
2016
$23,800
8.74% -
2015
$21,720
1.29% -
2014
$21,440
-0.47% -
2013
$21,540
-0.56% -
2012
$21,660
- -

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

The average salaries of substitute teachers in 16 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 substitute teacher occupations is the offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists industry with an annual salary $34,330. The lowest paying industry is the residential intellectual and developmental disability facilities industry (annual salary $20,610). For detailed substitute 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
$34,330
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$31,260
Hospitals - Privately owned
$29,770
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$29,500
Other Residential Care Facilities
$27,790
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$27,730
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$27,320
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$26,460
Outpatient Care Centers
$24,880
Child Day Care Services
$24,220
Social Assistance
$24,000
Individual and Family Services
$23,300
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$22,530
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$22,090
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$20,950
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$20,610

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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