Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,230
25th Percentile Wage
$29,360
50th Percentile Wage
$36,750
75th Percentile Wage
$44,040
90th Percentile Wage
$48,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,7501.25%9.61%
201536,2903.89%-
201434,8803.76%-
201333,5701.04%-
201233,220--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $33,660 to $37,460. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Puerto Rico is San German-Cabo Rojo with a median annual salary of $37,460. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Yauco (mean annual salary $37,370). The lowest paying area is Mayaguez with a median annual salary of $33,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San German-Cabo Rojo
$37,460
Yauco
$37,370
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$37,290
Ponce
$36,830
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$36,480
Fajardo
$36,180
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1
$35,990
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2
$34,390
Mayaguez
$33,660



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