Substitute Teacher Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for substitute teachers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of substitute teachers among Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Substitute Teachers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,470
25th Percentile Wage
$17,960
50th Percentile Wage
$20,720
75th Percentile Wage
$24,470
90th Percentile Wage
$36,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute teachers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,470.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.92
25th Percentile Wage
$8.64
50th Percentile Wage
$9.96
75th Percentile Wage
$11.77
90th Percentile Wage
$17.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for substitute teachers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.72. The median hourly salary is $9.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.92.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of substitute teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201620,720-0.24%-1.35%
201520,770-0.48%-
201420,870-0.24%-
201320,920-0.38%-
201221,000--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Substitute Teachers in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of substitute teachers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of substitute teachers in state of Indiana ranges from $18,210 to $23,880. The highest paying area for substitute teachers in Indiana is Michigan City-La Porte with a median annual salary of $23,880. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Elkhart-Goshen (mean annual salary $23,600). The lowest paying area is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Michigan City-La Porte
$23,880
Elkhart-Goshen
$23,600
Muncie
$23,050
Gary
$22,250
Terre Haute
$21,470
Indianapolis-Carmel
$21,030
Fort Wayne
$20,390
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$20,260
Lafayette
$19,990
Kokomo
$19,610
Anderson
$19,280
Bloomington
$18,650
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$18,210


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