Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Art Teachers, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Art Teachers in the early stages of their career don't see a large increase in pay for the first decade—salary tends to grow from $35K to just $41K. Earnings total $47K after one to two decades. As Art Teachers reach 20 years on the job, salary growth continues to be strong, with earnings averaging $56K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 21 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. More than half of respondents report one to nine years of experience.