Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Elementary School Teacher in Chicago, Illinois is $49,894 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Material Science and English Language.

$33,632 - $73,811
$34K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,857
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$12.37 - $53.33
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$53
MEDIAN: $15.64
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Salary
$33,632 - $73,811  
   
Bonus
$3,750  
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$30,880 - $74,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $53.33  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,750  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,880 - $74,413  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for an Elementary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Elementary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Elementary School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Elementary School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 34 salaries. An Elementary School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲19%

National Average
$46,000

▼2%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Material Science
▲33%


Oral / Verbal Communication
▲13%

Spanish Language
▲6%


National Average
$46,000


Mathematica
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 19%
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