The average salary for an Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois is $52,175 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oral / Verbal Communication, Material Science, and English Language.

$35,661 - $75,961
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $52,175
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$12.26 - $53.83
(Median)
$12
$17
$54
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,661 - $75,961  
   
Bonus
$3,750  
Total Pay (?
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$31,416 - $76,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $53.83  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,750  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$31,416 - $76,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%


National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%


Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 26%

Material Science
up arrow 19%

English Language
up arrow 11%

Curriculum Planning
0%

National Average
$51,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%


Mathematica
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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