Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education amongst Mississippi 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 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,490
25th Percentile Wage
$37,040
50th Percentile Wage
$43,400
75th Percentile Wage
$50,240
90th Percentile Wage
$59,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,490.

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
$43,400
4.61% 6.41%
2016
$41,400
1.43% -
2015
$40,810
2.28% -
2014
$39,880
-1.50% -
2013
$40,480
-0.35% -
2012
$40,620
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Mississippi ranges from $40,960 to $45,380. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $45,380. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $43,930). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$45,380
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$43,930
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$43,290
Pascagoula
$42,690
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$42,400
Hattiesburg
$42,120
Jackson
$41,840
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$40,960




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