Average Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers make around $44K per year. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,446 - $59,171
$31K
$44K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,909
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90%

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$10.26 - $37.85
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$19
$38
MEDIAN: $19.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,446 - $59,171  
   
Bonus
$194.89 - $7,907  
Total Pay (?
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$30,864 - $59,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,733
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $37.85  
   
Overtime
$8.70 - $44.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$194.89 - $7,907  
   
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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$30,864 - $59,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers flock to Seattle Public Schools for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $59K lead the pack in compensation.

Clark County School District offers the least pay with a median salary of $43K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $58K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,782

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers, 36 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers will also find cushy salaries in San Antonio (+16 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and San Diego (+13 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Tucson, 20 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Phoenix and Miami (14 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 174 votes.
074
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Bilingual
up arrow 13%

Mathematica
up arrow 6%

Spanish Language
up arrow 6%

English Language
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Special Education
up arrow 1%

Childhood Education
0%

Curriculum Planning
0%

National Average
$44,000

Material Science
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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