Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salary

An average Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher can expect to take home roughly $42K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers is high. The vast majority of Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,307 - $57,763
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,620
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90%

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$10.96 - $28.95
(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
$30,307 - $57,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,546  
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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$30,213 - $58,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,648
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $28.95  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,546  
   
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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$30,213 - $58,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Those at Seattle Public Schools can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $59K.

Pay for Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers is the lowest at Clark County School District, which has a median salary of $43K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $58K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+25 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), and Dallas (+15 percent). Denver is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and Phoenix (7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 11%

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 444 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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