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
Alabama $64,040
Arkansas $48,610
Arizona $38,250
California $106,140
Colorado $48,260
Connecticut $90,050
District of Columbia $58,890
Florida $64,980
Georgia $68,060
Iowa $62,050
Idaho $66,033
Illinois $60,103
Indiana $62,390
Kansas $67,910
Kentucky $66,630
Louisiana $43,500
Massachusetts $72,780
Maryland $57,650
Maine $56,400
Michigan $64,670
Minnesota $56,640
Missouri $69,470
Mississippi $59,350
North Carolina $59,610
North Dakota $64,320
Nebraska $58,470
New Hampshire $77,730
New Jersey $65,120
New Mexico $67,190
Nevada $48,090
New York $65,170
Oklahoma $45,590
Oregon $62,020
Pennsylvania $67,100
Puerto Rico $57,780
South Carolina $61,300
South Dakota $59,050
Tennessee $56,930
Texas $63,040
Utah $25,680
Vermont $37,590
Washington $50,970
Wisconsin $54,640
West Virginia $57,990
Wyoming $58,170

How do physical education teacher salaries compare to similar careers?

Physical education teachers earn about the same as related careers in New Jersey. On average, they make less than professors but more than athletes.

Career Median Salary
Professor salary $79K
Childcare program administrator salary $61K
High school teacher salary $75K
Special education teacher salary $74K
School counselor salary $69K
Physical education teacher salary $65K
Elementary school teacher salary $67K
Librarian salary $64K
Kindergarten teacher salary $64K
Athlete salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)