Art Teacher Salary

An Art Teacher earns an average salary of $41,815 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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$29,884 - $62,327
$30K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,559
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50%
90%

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$11.07 - $33.33
$11
$17
$33
MEDIAN: $17.28
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$0$63K
Salary $29,884 - $62,327
Bonus $486.76 - $5,093
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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$28,227 - $63,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 754
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.07 - $33.33
Hourly Tips $6.75
Overtime $18.62
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $486.76 - $5,093
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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$28,227 - $63,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 161

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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

Pay by Experience for an Art Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Art Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 442 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Art Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 256 salaries. An experienced Art Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 252 salaries. An Art Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 120 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,740

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Key Stats for Art Teacher

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Art Teacher Salaries

▲29%

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$42,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Art Teacher Salaries

art teacher
▲20%

artist
▲17%

Painting
▲14%

Art Education
▲8%

Art
▲3%

Project Management
▲3%

Graphic Design
▲2%



National Average
$42,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

drawing
▼1%

People Management
▼4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼7%

Teaching
▼14%

Team Leadership
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 28%
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