Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Philadelphia Elementary School Teachers can expect wages of $46K per year on average. Pay generally varies between $31K and $65K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia are female. Job satisfaction for Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,248 - $65,782
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,777
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$30,769 - $65,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $53K. Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $58K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $49K on average.

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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 11%

Mathematica
up arrow 8%

National Average
$45,000

Childhood Education
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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