Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers take home approximately $44K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers are female. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,595 - $58,995
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,706
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90%

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$10.77 - $38.74
(Median)
$11
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,595 - $58,995  
   
Bonus
$123.65 - $9,569  
Total Pay (?
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$31,001 - $59,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $38.74  
   
Overtime
$4.75 - $59.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$123.65 - $9,569  
   
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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$31,001 - $59,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Seattle Public Schools offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $59K.

Employees at Clark County School District take home the smallest paychecks, and $43K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $39K and quickly nearing the top at only $58K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,607

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+16 percent), San Francisco (+15 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and San Antonio (+14 percent). Tucson is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Phoenix and Miami (13 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Bilingual
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Spanish Language
up arrow 7%

Mathematica
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English Language
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Special Education
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Childhood Education
0%

Curriculum Planning
0%

National Average
$44,000

Material Science
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

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