Physical education teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Physical education teacher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Kansas $67,910
California $106,140
Connecticut $90,050
Missouri $69,470
New Hampshire $77,730
New York $65,170
Pennsylvania $67,100
Massachusetts $72,780
Idaho $66,033
New Jersey $65,120
Iowa $62,050
Illinois $60,103
Indiana $62,390
Maryland $57,650
Florida $64,980
Alabama $64,040
Oregon $62,020
Kentucky $66,630
Texas $63,040
South Carolina $61,300
Georgia $68,060
South Dakota $59,050
North Dakota $64,320
North Carolina $59,610
Mississippi $59,350
Wyoming $58,170
West Virginia $57,990
Nebraska $58,470
Maine $56,400
Tennessee $56,930
Wisconsin $54,640
Colorado $48,260
Washington $50,970
Arkansas $48,610
Nevada $48,090
Oklahoma $45,590
Utah $25,680
Louisiana $43,500

How do physical education teacher salaries compare to similar careers?

Physical education teachers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than distance learning coordinators but more than librarians.

Career Median Salary
Distance learning coordinator salary $83K
School psychologist salary $77K
Nurse educator salary $73K
Music teacher salary $69K
Professor salary $65K
Physical education teacher salary $63K
Athlete salary $51K
High school teacher salary $60K
Elementary school teacher salary $58K
Librarian salary $59K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)