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

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education among Tennessee 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,550
25th Percentile Wage
$42,300
50th Percentile Wage
$49,770
75th Percentile Wage
$59,630
90th Percentile Wage
$68,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,550.

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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Tennessee 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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,7700.50%5.81%
201549,5202.20%-
201448,4301.34%-
201347,7801.88%-
201246,880--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Tennessee ranges from $44,080 to $54,170. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Tennessee is Clarksville with a median annual salary of $54,170. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $53,120). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Clarksville
$54,170
Memphis
$53,120
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$50,710
Chattanooga
$50,030
Johnson City
$49,210
Knoxville
$48,860
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$47,390
Morristown
$47,240
Jackson
$46,610
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$45,990
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$45,710
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$44,080



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