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Elementary School Teacher Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia take home an average $45K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $31K and $67K per year. Women account for the majority of Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Philadelphia Elementary School Teachers is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,100 - $67,673
MEDIAN: $45,001

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$31,100 - $67,673  
$0.00 - $997  
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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).
$30,965 - $67,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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.

Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $51K. Elementary School Teachers in Philadelphia bring in $61K after working for 10 to 20 years. Philadelphia Elementary School Teachers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to 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 14 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: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%