Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salary

The average Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher can expect to rake in roughly $42K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The vast majority of Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,288 - $57,767
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,613
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$10.95 - $28.98
(Median)
$11
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,288 - $57,767  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$30,195 - $58,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,657
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.95 - $28.98  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,564  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$30,195 - $58,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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The biggest paychecks can be found at Seattle Public Schools — the median salary there is $59K.

Salaries are easily beat at Clark County School District, where median pay comes to just $43K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $39K and ending at $58K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+24 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), and Dallas (+15 percent). The lowest-paying market is Denver, which sits 11 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 7 percent less in Charlotte and 5 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Spanish Language
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Material Science
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Special Education
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Mathematica
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English Language
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Curriculum Planning
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National Average
$42,000

Childhood Education
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 453 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%
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