Middle School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare middle school teacher, except special and career/technical education salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,830
25th Percentile Wage
$47,890
50th Percentile Wage
$57,430
75th Percentile Wage
$68,770
90th Percentile Wage
$81,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education is $81,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education is $40,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,430
4.82% 15.41%
2016
$54,660
-7.83% -
2015
$58,940
-36.46% -
2014
$80,430
30.80% -
2013
$55,660
12.72% -
2012
$48,580
- -

Compare Middle School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in six industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for middle school teacher, except special and career/technical education occupations is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $95,090. The lowest paying industry is the federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry (annual salary $57,430). For detailed middle school teacher, except special and career/technical education salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$95,090
State government, including schools and hospitals
$59,070
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$58,680
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$58,670
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$57,530
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$57,430

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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