Elementary School Teacher Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Average Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. make around $45K per year. Compensation ranges from $32K on the lower end to $67K per year on the higher end. There are far more female Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. Work is enjoyable for Philadelphia Elementary School Teachers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,785 - $67,423
MEDIAN: $45,001

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$31,522 - $66,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $61K in this role. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $49K.

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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


86 %
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%