Elementary School Teacher Salary in New York

Elementary School Teachers in New York, N.Y. can expect to earn an average of $53K annually. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. Work is enjoyable for Elementary School Teachers in New York, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most New York Elementary School Teachers survey respondents are women (76 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,044 - $80,786
MEDIAN: $52,961

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$34,308 - $81,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Elementary School Teachers in New York generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $48K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $57K on average. New York Elementary School Teachers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $63K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $87K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

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Childhood Education
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


76 %
24 %

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: 81% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%