An Art Teacher earns an average salary of $39,793 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Art Teacher Total Pay (?
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$27,149 - $60,180
(Median)
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49K
60K
MEDIAN: $39,793
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Art Teacher Total Pay (?
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$10.13 - $35.51
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,149 - $60,180  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,018  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$25,536 - $62,322  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 534
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $35.51  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$25,536 - $62,322  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 534
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Job Description for Art Teacher
  • Plan lessons that challenge and interest students, meet state learning requirements and inspire further learning.
  • Manage team through training, coaching and motivation to ensure achievement of sales and service goals.
  • Instruct students on technique and use of a variety of art equipment such as oils, watercolors, brushes, pens, pencils, canvases and papers.
Pay by Experience Level for Art Teacher
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 41%
Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
Houston
up arrow 11%
San Francisco
up arrow 10%
Philadelphia
up arrow 9%
Atlanta
up arrow 6%
National Average
$40,000
Chicago
up arrow 1%
Indianapolis
up arrow 15%
Miami
up arrow 16%
San Diego
up arrow 16%
Cleveland
up arrow 19%
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Experience Affects Art Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Art Teacher Salaries

National Average
$40,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%
Art
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 99 votes.
Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%
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