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

The salary statistics of secondary 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 secondary school teacher, except special and career/technical education salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,160
25th Percentile Wage
$37,050
50th Percentile Wage
$50,180
75th Percentile Wage
$73,000
90th Percentile Wage
$97,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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) secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education is $97,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education is $28,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201450,1803.25%3.35%
201348,5500.10%-
201248,500--

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

The average salaries of secondary 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 secondary school teacher, except special and career/technical education occupations is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $60,040. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $44,330). For detailed secondary 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)
$60,040
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$58,750
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$58,730
State government, including schools and hospitals
$56,520
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$50,180
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,330

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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