Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salary (United States)

Pay for Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers lies in the neighborhood of $41,431 per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to the greater part, and a majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is derived from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salary (?
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$30,032 - $57,405
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MEDIAN: $41,326
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Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salary (?
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$9.95 - $28.86
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,032 - $57,405  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
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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$29,896 - $57,863  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $28.86  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
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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$29,896 - $57,863  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Though Chicago Public Schools leads the field in terms of pay with a median salary of $53,000, employees there receive a range of salaries, from $36K on the low end all the way up to $77K. Salaries are easily beat at Clark County School District, where median pay comes to just $42,842, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $39K and ending at $57K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Houston
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San Antonio
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Atlanta
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Las Vegas
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San Diego
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National Average
$41,000
Orlando
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Tampa
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Miami
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Phoenix
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Charlotte
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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers, 37 percent higher than the national average. Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Dallas are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers earning around 22 percent, 17 percent, 15 percent, and 14 percent more than average. Charlotte is the lowest-paying area, 6 percent south of the national average. Employers in Phoenix and Miami also lean toward paying below-median salaries (-5 percent and -4 percent, respectively).

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Spanish Language
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Special Education
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Mathematica
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English Language
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Material Science
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Curriculum Planning
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Childhood Education
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National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 751 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 15%
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