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How much does a Physical Education Teacher make in the United States?

Average Physical Education Teacher Yearly Salary in the United States

Physical Education Teachers earn a median salary of $59,280 per year. Salaries typically start from $29,660 and go up to $114,150.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Physical Education Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Physical Education Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Physical Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $114,150
per year
Senior Physical Education Teacher Earnings

Senior Physical Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $80,960
per year
Experienced Physical Education Teacher Earnings

Experienced Physical Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $59,280
per year
Junior Physical Education Teacher Earnings

Junior Physical Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $42,140
per year
Starting Physical Education Teacher Earnings

Starting Physical Education Teachers in the United States earn:

N/A an hour $29,660
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Physical Education Teacher salary comparison

Physical Education Teachers earn more than 68% percent of Education & Childcare careers. Physical Education Teacher salaries are in the top 67% of all careers in the United States.

Principal Salary $90k
School Psychologist Salary $70k
Music Teacher Salary $65k
Physical Education Teacher Salary $59k
High School Teacher Salary $57k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $54k
Health Educator Salary $51k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $45k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $31k
Teacher Assistant Salary $24k
Childcare Worker Salary $20k

Historical salary for Physical Education Teachers in the United States

Physical Education Teacher salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Physical Education Teacher Salary in California - $84,080 # 1
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Michigan - $66,030 # 2
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Connecticut - $70,020 # 3
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Florida - $67,730 # 4
Physical Education Teacher Salary in New York - $61,010 # 5
Physical Education Teacher Salary in New Hampshire - $69,870 # 6
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Missouri - $64,510 # 7
Physical Education Teacher Salary in New Jersey - $62,350 # 8
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Pennsylvania - $61,370 # 9
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Utah - $61,400 # 10
Physical Education Teacher Salary in New Mexico - $65,230 # 11
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Illinois - $58,900 # 12
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Massachusetts - $63,420 # 13
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Iowa - $60,690 # 14
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Minnesota - $59,940 # 15
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Kentucky - $63,770 # 16
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Virginia - $53,410 # 17
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Mississippi - $59,780 # 18
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Maryland - $59,640 # 19
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Ohio - $57,640 # 20
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Texas - $59,880 # 21
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Maine - $59,470 # 22
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Alabama - $56,500 # 23
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Oregon - $56,880 # 24
Physical Education Teacher Salary in District of Columbia - $57,610 # 25
Physical Education Teacher Salary in North Carolina - $57,020 # 26
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Wyoming - $58,370 # 27
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Arizona - $48,750 # 28
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Indiana - $55,140 # 29
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Wisconsin - $51,130 # 30
Physical Education Teacher Salary in South Dakota - $53,580 # 31
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Nebraska - $51,830 # 32
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Hawaii - $57,040 # 33
Physical Education Teacher Salary in South Carolina - $48,390 # 34
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Arkansas - $50,430 # 35
Physical Education Teacher Salary in West Virginia - $50,640 # 36
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Georgia - $48,930 # 37
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Washington - $46,200 # 38
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Colorado - $46,090 # 39
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Vermont - $36,860 # 40
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Louisiana - $47,410 # 41
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Oklahoma - $38,930 # 42
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Idaho - $45,220 # 43
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Kansas - $37,960 # 44
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Tennessee - $31,480 # 45
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Physical Education Teacher

Interested in becoming a Physical Education Teacher? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good physical education teacher? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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