How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Florida?

Do elementary school teachers in Florida make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Florida elementary school teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Florida earn an average of $55,210 a year.

This is 14% less than elementary school teachers nationwide, but it is 16% more than the typical Florida worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Florida Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $79,640
75th $69,500
50th $53,540
25th $42,990
10th $32,120
Florida Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Deltona $46,390
Fort Myers $64,060
Fort Walton Beach $65,860
Gainesville $42,760
Jacksonville $62,890
Lakeland $47,440
Miami $50,170
Orlando $55,030
Palm Bay $43,410
Pensacola $60,680
Port St. Lucie $61,210
Punta Gorda $67,950
Sarasota $53,050
Sebastian $60,300
Tallahassee $46,800
Tampa $64,470
Florida Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $55,210
2018 $50,070
2017 $48,340
2016 $47,610
2015 $47,630
2014 $47,730
2013 $47,410
2012 $48,900
2011 $50,090