Educator Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Educator is $44,827 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Training Program Development and Teaching.
Educator Total Pay (?
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$29,188 - $70,709
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MEDIAN: $44,827
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Educator Total Pay (?
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$10.00 - $28.37
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,188 - $70,709  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,939  
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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$25,663 - $69,914  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $28.37  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $82.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,939  
   
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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$25,663 - $69,914  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 506
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Job Description for Educator
Educator is a general description that applies to many different professionals; some common types of educators include Pre-K teachers, elementary, middle, and high school teachers, and postsecondary instructors. However, educators can work in many different fields from schools to hospitals to colleges. Generally, though, educators have a proven knowledge of a field and help others to gain knowledge in their area of knowledge
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Educator Tasks
  • Develop academic curriculums.
  • Monitor, set, and assess students' progress and goals.
  • Teach several subjects or a single class to K-12 or vocational schools.
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Pay by Experience Level for Educator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
up arrow 38%
Washington
up arrow 25%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
National Average
$42,000
New York
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Houston
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Experience Affects Educator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$42,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Educator Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 20%
Teaching
up arrow 10%
National Average
$42,000
Curriculum Planning
up arrow 1%
Public Speaking
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 131 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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