Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salary

Average Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers make around $42K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. For the most part, Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than half. Women account for the majority of Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,579 - $58,277
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $42,039
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$11.26 - $29.38
(Median)
$11
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,579 - $58,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,510  
Profit Sharing
$54.00  
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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$30,421 - $58,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,628
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.26 - $29.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,510  
   
Profit Sharing
$54.00  
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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$30,421 - $58,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Seattle Public Schools offers the most; Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers earn $59K on average there.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $39K to just $58K — but Clark County School District offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $43K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,071

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers, 34 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Elementary School Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+25 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Dallas (+14 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Charlotte is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (6 percent lower) and Miami (3 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect 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 394 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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