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Art Teacher Salary

An Art Teacher earns an average salary of $40,593 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Curriculum Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
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$27,478 - $63,202
(Median)
$27K
$41K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,593
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90%

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$10.16 - $35.57
(Median)
$10
$16
$36
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,478 - $63,202  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$25,770 - $65,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 670
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $35.57  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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).
)
$25,770 - $65,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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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

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Experience Affects Art Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Art Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 11%

drawing
up arrow 3%

Painting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Art
up arrow 6%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

Childhood Education
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 31%