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Elementary School Teacher Salary in Milwaukee

For Milwaukee Elementary School Teachers, yearly average wages total $41K annually. Lower pay rates hover around $25K, and the higher rates verge on $70K per year. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and nearly one-half get dental coverage, too. The vast majority of Elementary School Teachers in Milwaukee, Wis. (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of Elementary School Teachers in Milwaukee claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$24,881 - $68,752
MEDIAN: $40,554

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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).
$24,982 - $69,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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

For many Milwaukee Elementary School Teachers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $34K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $40K. Elementary School Teachers in Milwaukee who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $69K.

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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Salaries

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Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 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: 65% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 35%