Educator Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Educator is $45,164 per year. A skill in Teaching is associated with high pay for this job.
Educator Total Pay (?
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$29,555 - $71,620
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $45,163
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Educator Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $29.63
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,555 - $71,620  
   
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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$25,873 - $70,924  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 538
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $29.63  
   
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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$25,873 - $70,924  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 538
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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.

Common Career Paths for Educator

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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 39%
Washington
up arrow 24%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
National Average
$43,000
New York
up arrow 2%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Seattle
up arrow 12%
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Experience Affects Educator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$43,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Educator Salaries

Teaching
up arrow 11%
Curriculum Planning
0%
National Average
$43,000
Public Speaking
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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