Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education amongst Missouri 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,100
25th Percentile Wage
$38,830
50th Percentile Wage
$47,950
75th Percentile Wage
$62,750
90th Percentile Wage
$81,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,100.

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
$47,950
-1.96% 8.61%
2016
$48,890
1.76% -
2015
$48,030
4.27% -
2014
$45,980
3.55% -
2013
$44,350
1.20% -
2012
$43,820
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Missouri ranges from $40,220 to $57,190. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Missouri is Springfield with a median annual salary of $57,190. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $53,540). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $40,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$57,190
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$53,540
St Louis
$51,950
Kansas City
$51,590
Joplin
$47,040
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$43,570
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$43,350
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$41,330
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$41,320
St Joseph
$40,710
Jefferson City
$40,670
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$40,520
Columbia
$40,220




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