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Elementary School Teacher Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Elementary School Teachers take home approximately $45K annually on average. Lower pay rates hover around $31K, and the higher rates verge on $67K per year. There are far more female Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,177 - $67,423
MEDIAN: $44,620

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$31,177 - $67,423  
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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).
$31,018 - $66,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $51K. Philadelphia Elementary School Teachers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $61K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $49K.

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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

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Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


89 %
11 %

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: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%