Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

An average Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia can expect to take home roughly $48K annually. Most Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. survey respondents are women (73 percent). It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$25,504 - $73,705
$26K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,370
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$24,483 - $73,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $51K. Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia see a median salary of $53K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $47K.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
▲15%

Childhood Education
▲5%

Mathematica
▲3%

National Average
$47,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None:
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