Upper Merion Area School District

Teacher Salary and Benefits

Upper Merion Area School District operates 6 schools with over 300 educators. The Upper Merion Area School District faculty and staff salary data displayed in the data tables below are taken from several government sources as listed under each table. Note: The information provided below is for informational purposes only, for official information please contact the school district directly.

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Upper Merion Area School District Teacher Salary Details

This table lists the average salary for teachers sourced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the Philadelphia area. There can be wide variations in salary, which can be attributed to experience or education levels. For example, a teacher with a master's in education may have higher salary than an entry level teacher.

 Average SalarySalary Range
Preschool Teacher$28,670$19,330-$37,830
Kindergarten Teacher$56,960$26,980 - $95,340
Elementary School Teacher$63,320$35,510 - $96,470
Middle School Teacher$60,940$40,680 - $88,350
High School Teacher$65,710$42,710 - $93,400
PE Teacher$36,950$17,620 - $67,470
Substitute Teacher (Hourly)$15.29/hr$10.75 - $19.87/hr
Teaching Assistant$26,860$18,400 - $37,300

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2013, MSA: Philadelphia, SOC Codes: 25-2011, 25-2012, 25-2021, 25-2022, 25-2031, 27-2022, 25-3098, 25-9041

Special Education Teacher Salary

The table below details the average salary for special education teachers are employed by Upper Merion Area School District and surrounding area school districts.

 Average SalarySalary Range
Special Ed. (Preschool)$28,670$19,330-$37,830
Special Ed. (Kindergarten & Elementary)$65,270$40,110 - $95,840
Special Ed. (Middle School)$72,170$44,450 - $109,840
Special Ed. (High School)$68,320$43,160 - $96,980

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2013, MSA: Philadelphia, SOC Codes: 25-2051, 25-2052, 25-2053, 25-2054

School Administrators and Staff Salary

See salary ranges and details on school administrators and support staff, including counselors and librarians for the Philadelphia area below.

 Average SalarySalary Range
School Administrators (Preschool)$45,780$30,700-$66,410
School Administrators (Elementary, Middle, & High School)$110,970$72,620 - $146,460
Guidance & School Counselors$55,700$26,120 - $89,180
School Librarian$61,350$34,830 - $95,410

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2013, MSA: Philadelphia, SOC Codes: 11-9031,11-9032,21-1012,25-4021

Employee and Teacher Benefits (Estimated)

The estimated value of administrator and teacher benefits provided by Upper Merion Area School District is listed below. These estimates are calculated from the figures obtained from the NCES Finance Survey (2012).

 DistrictPennsylvania
Teachers & Aides$31,832$21,770
Administrators$18,667$16,329

Source: Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data (2012)

Upper Merion Area School District Jobs and Careers

The following tables outlines the number of teachers, administrators, and support staff that are employed by Upper Merion Area School District. This information is obtained through a self reported survey provided by the NCES Universe Survey.

Total Number of Teachers Employed

Total number of teachers employed by Upper Merion Area School District per grade classification is displayed below.

 201220132014
Total Teachers268273277
Elementary School Teachers132136138
Middle & High School Teachers120121123

Source: National Center For Education Statistics (NCES), CCD Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey 2014

Instructional Supervisors, Coordinators, and Teaching Assistants

Total number of instructional supervisors, coordinators, and teaching assistant jobs are listed in the table below.

 201220132014
Teaching Assistants444451

Source: National Center For Education Statistics (NCES), CCD Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey 2014

District and School Administrators and Support Staff

Total number of school administrators and support staff that work for Upper Merion Area School District are shown in the table below.

 201220132014
Total Administrators & Staff273273261
District Support Staff262626
School Administrators111010
School Administrative Support Staff303029
Other Support Staff194194190
Guidance Counselors131313

Upper Merion Area School District Schools

Based on the data from the 2014 NCES school district survey, Upper Merion Area School District operates 6 schools. These schools along with their contact information are listed below. See more information about each school by clicking on the name.

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Upper Merion Area School District Map & Boundaries

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Schools By City

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Teaching in Bridgeport

SchoolGradesFull-Time TeachersStudents
Bridgeport Elementary School
900 Bush and School Ln
Bridgeport PA 19405
(610) 205-3602
PK-428410

Teaching in King of Prussia

SchoolGradesFull-Time TeachersStudents
Caley Elementary School
725 Caley Rd
King of Prussia PA 19406
(610) 205-3652
KG-429430
Candlebrook Elementary School
310 Prince Frederick St
King of Prussia PA 19406
(610) 205-3702
KG-426415
Upper Merion High School
440 Crossfield Rd
King of Prussia PA 19406
(610) 205-3802
9-12801,123
Upper Merion Middle School
450 Crossfield Rd
King of Prussia PA 19406
(610) 205-8802
5-8891,209

Teaching in Wayne

SchoolGradesFull-Time TeachersStudents
Roberts Elementary School
889 Croton Rd
Wayne PA 19087
(610) 205-3752
KG-425353