Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,880
25th Percentile Wage
$43,990
50th Percentile Wage
$49,050
75th Percentile Wage
$56,710
90th Percentile Wage
$63,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,050
0.20% 1.57%
2016
$48,950
0.00% -
2015
$48,950
2.00% -
2014
$47,970
1.48% -
2013
$47,260
-2.16% -
2012
$48,280
- -

Table 3. Compare Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Baton Rouge with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $49,050 in Baton Rouge is in the middle of salary range for elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge is 1.6 percent (1.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Shreveport-Bossier City and 16.0 percent (16.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$49,860
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$49,100
Baton Rouge
$49,050
Monroe
$48,040
Lafayette
$47,570
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$47,530
Lake Charles
$47,140
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$47,020
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$46,050
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$45,390
Alexandria
$42,180
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$41,200



See also: Top paying jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.