An Art Teacher earns an average salary of $41,901 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are art teacher, artist, and Painting.
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$29,503 - $62,210
$30K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,900
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$10.21 - $35.52
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,503 - $62,210  
   
Bonus
$483.39 - $5,023  
Total Pay (?
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$27,153 - $63,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 757
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $35.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.75  
Overtime
$4.86 - $31.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$483.39 - $5,023  
   
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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$27,153 - $63,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182

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Job Description for Art Teacher

An art teacher works in a school environment, and the ages of students taught can vary from pre-school up to adults. A bachelor’s degree or higher in the arts is often required for this position, and extensive knowledge of art history and techniques is also necessary to teach a variety of topics to students. A portfolio may need to be shown to demonstrate personal ability, and a teaching certification must also be earned.

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Art Teacher Tasks

  • Instruct students on technique and use of a variety of art equipment such as oils, watercolors, brushes, pens, pencils, canvases and papers.
  • Manage team through training, coaching and motivation to ensure achievement of sales and service goals.
  • Plan lessons that challenge and interest students, meet state learning requirements and inspire further learning.

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Pay by Experience Level for Art Teacher

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,387

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Key Stats for Art Teacher

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Art Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%



National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Art Teacher Salaries

art teacher
up arrow 21%

artist
up arrow 18%

Painting
up arrow 15%

Art Education
up arrow 9%

Art
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 4%



Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

drawing
0%

National Average
$41,000


Team Leadership
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%

Teaching
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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