To assist school directors with determining substitute teacher compensation , PSBA compiles an annual report .
Of the 485 responding Pennsylvania public school districts , 462 reported a daily rate and based on those districts , the 2020-21 average daily substitute per-diem pay rate is $ 105 . The minimum reported rate is $ 78 per day , and the maximum is $ 160 . The most frequent pay rate ( mode ) and the median pay rate are $ 100 per day . A total of 276 school districts ( 57 % of those responding ) reported using a contracted service to provide substitute teacher staffing .
Comparative tables included in the report are based on PSBA section , community type , pay rate range distributions and average daily rate by school year .
Member school officials can request information for their local area or a detailed report by contacting Anne Herald , PSBA senior research manager , at ( 717 ) 506-2450 , ext . 3364 , or research-info @ psba . org .
2020-21 Pennsylvania Public School Per Diem Pay Rate for Daily Substitute Teachers by PSBA Section *