Career/Technical Education Teacher, Secondary School Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for career/technical education teachers, secondary school in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of career/technical education teachers, secondary school amongst Tennessee 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 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,500
25th Percentile Wage
$43,140
50th Percentile Wage
$50,060
75th Percentile Wage
$59,750
90th Percentile Wage
$69,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for career/technical education teachers, secondary school in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of career/technical education teachers, secondary school from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,060
3.30% 7.49%
2016
$48,410
2.35% -
2015
$47,270
2.18% -
2014
$46,240
-1.54% -
2013
$46,950
1.36% -
2012
$46,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of career/technical education teachers, secondary school in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of career/technical education teachers, secondary school in state of Tennessee ranges from $44,380 to $55,720. The highest paying area for career/technical education teachers, secondary school in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $55,720. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,250). The lowest paying area is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $44,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$55,720
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$51,250
Cleveland
$49,760
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$49,270
Jackson
$49,020
Johnson City
$48,620
Knoxville
$48,230
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$47,760
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$47,110
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$46,430
Morristown
$44,650
Chattanooga
$44,380




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