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 Pennsylvania. On average, they make less than nurse educators but more than elementary school teachers.

Career Median Salary
Nurse educator salary $79K
School psychologist salary $84K
Distance learning coordinator salary $81K
Music teacher salary $67K
Fitness and wellness coordinator salary $74K
Physical education teacher salary $67K
Kindergarten teacher salary $63K
School counselor salary $61K
Athlete salary $46K
Elementary school teacher salary $57K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)