Elementary School Teacher Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for an Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois is $44,753 per year. A skill in Mathematica is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$29,637 - $69,274
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MEDIAN: $44,752
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Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$9.11 - $62.86
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,637 - $69,274  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
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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$28,456 - $73,988  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $62.86  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
   
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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$28,456 - $73,988  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mathematica
up arrow 50%
Spanish Language
up arrow 10%
Curriculum Planning
up arrow 9%
National Average
$45,000
Childhood Education
up arrow 8%
English Language
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 9%
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