Substitute Teacher Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for substitute teachers in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of substitute teachers among Maine cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,620
25th Percentile Wage
$21,030
50th Percentile Wage
$23,510
75th Percentile Wage
$26,430
90th Percentile Wage
$29,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute teachers in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $29,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of substitute teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,510
3.02% 9.78%
2016
$22,800
4.82% -
2015
$21,700
-4.61% -
2014
$22,700
4.10% -
2013
$21,770
2.57% -
2012
$21,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of substitute teachers in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of substitute teachers in state of Maine ranges from $21,410 to $26,100. The highest paying area for substitute teachers in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $26,100. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Lewiston-Auburn (mean annual salary $23,170). The lowest paying area is Bangor with a median annual salary of $21,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$26,100
Lewiston-Auburn
$23,170
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$22,530
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$21,710
Bangor
$21,410




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