The annual and hourly salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$40,880|
|25th Percentile Wage||$43,990|
|50th Percentile Wage||$49,050|
|75th Percentile Wage||$56,710|
|90th Percentile Wage||$63,100|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,880.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $49,050 in Baton Rouge is in the middle of salary range for elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in Baton Rouge is 1.6 percent (1.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Shreveport-Bossier City and 16.0 percent (16.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Shreveport-Bossier City|| |
|New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner|| |
|Baton Rouge|| |
|Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux|| |
|Lake Charles|| |
|Hammond nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area|| |
|New Iberia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area|| |