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Substitute Teacher Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for substitute teachers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of substitute teachers among Mississippi 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,080
25th Percentile Wage
$16,830
50th Percentile Wage
$18,090
75th Percentile Wage
$19,360
90th Percentile Wage
$22,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute teachers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $22,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.73
25th Percentile Wage
$8.09
50th Percentile Wage
$8.69
75th Percentile Wage
$9.31
90th Percentile Wage
$10.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for substitute teachers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $10.62. The median hourly salary is $8.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.73.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of substitute teachers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201618,0902.38%2.05%
201417,6600.00%-
201317,660-0.34%-
201217,720--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of substitute teachers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of substitute teachers in state of Mississippi ranges from $17,840 to $18,520. The highest paying area for substitute teachers in Mississippi is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,520. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $18,400). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $17,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,520
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,400
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$18,090
Jackson
$18,030
Hattiesburg
$17,960
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$17,840


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