Entry-Level Physical Education Teacher Salary

An Entry-Level Physical Education Teacher earns an average salary of $39,789 per year.

$28,540 - $51,465
$29K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,789
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$9.67 - $25.21
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MEDIAN: $16.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,540 - $51,465  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $4,932  
Total Pay (?
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$25,882 - $51,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $25.21  
   
Overtime
$28.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$494.93 - $4,932  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,882 - $51,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Physical Education Teacher Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Physical Education Teacher in St. Louis:
"It's not what you think it is, but so worth it."
Always do what's best for your kids. Do be afraid to stick your heels in the mud on things you don't agree with. Have fun with them. Get to know your students. Branch out & try new things. Ask for help if you need it. Know your students. Be genuine and real with them.

Physical Education Teacher in Indianapolis:
"Cultural Responsiveness & Differentiation."
Get endorsements in adapted physical education and/or ESL to better be able to service the needs of all students.

Physical Education Teacher in Grand Prairie:
"Loving what your doing."
Do not enter a classroom with students trying to be their best friend. Always set boundaries and your students will appreciate you more. They want discipline, respect and attention.

Physical Education Teacher in New York:
"People hate teachers, and there is zero discipline."
Start later in life after you try a different job or career first. You must work until you are 63 and reach your maximum pension at 30 years anyway.

Key Stats for Physical Education Teacher

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Physical Education Teacher Salaries

Health Education
▲2%

Coaching
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 20%