Elementary School Teacher in Seattle Salary

An average Elementary School Teacher in Seattle, Wash. can expect to take home roughly $46K per year. Most Elementary School Teachers in Seattle report high levels of job satisfaction. Although one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Elementary School Teachers in Seattle, Wash. making up 78 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,315 - $70,031
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$46K
$70K
MEDIAN: $45,923
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$29,853 - $74,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $36K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $46K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $64K in this role. Elementary School Teachers in Seattle who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $57K.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

English Language
▲8%

Curriculum Planning
▲5%

Mathematica
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Childhood Education
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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