Average Elementary School Teachers in Seattle make around $48K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Most Elementary School Teachers in Seattle, Wash. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Seattle Elementary School Teachers survey respondents are women (75 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,165 - $70,957
$30K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,858
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$29,679 - $78,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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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
3.5%

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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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Seattle Elementary School Teachers make a median salary of $60K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

English Language
up arrow 5%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Mathematica
up arrow 2%

Childhood Education
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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