Elementary School Teacher Salary in Milwaukee

Elementary School Teachers in Milwaukee, Wis. take home an average $40K annually. Earnings generally vary between $27K and $70K per year. Milwaukee Elementary School Teachers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 85 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and about one-half have dental, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,451 - $69,180
MEDIAN: $40,407

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$26,612 - $70,399  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Milwaukee Elementary School Teachers. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $34K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $40K on average. Elementary School Teachers in Milwaukee who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $69K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Curriculum Planning
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Childhood Education
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National Average

English Language
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


85 %
15 %

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: 66% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 34%