Art Teacher Salary (United States)

An Art Teacher earns an average salary of $39,757 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Art Teacher Total Pay (?
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$27,143 - $60,245
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MEDIAN: $39,757
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Art Teacher Total Pay (?
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$10.11 - $36.20
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,143 - $60,245  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,041  
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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$25,677 - $62,719  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 592
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.11 - $36.20  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,041  
   
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).
)
$25,677 - $62,719  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 592
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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.

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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

New York
up arrow 35%
Los Angeles
up arrow 15%
Houston
up arrow 11%
San Francisco
up arrow 9%
Atlanta
up arrow 9%
Philadelphia
up arrow 5%
National Average
$40,000
Chicago
up arrow 1%
San Diego
up arrow 11%
Indianapolis
up arrow 15%
Miami
up arrow 16%
Cleveland
up arrow 19%
Baltimore
up arrow 29%
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Experience Affects Art Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Art Teacher Salaries

Painting
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%
Art
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 32%
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