Elementary School Teacher in Seattle Salary

An average Seattle Elementary School Teacher can expect to take home roughly $47K annually. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Elementary School Teachers in Seattle are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,838 - $70,469
$31K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,795
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$13.50 - $32.50
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MEDIAN: $23.97
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$30,259 - $74,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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$30,259 - $74,658  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $39K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $45K on average. For Seattle Elementary School Teachers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $55K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$48,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

English Language
▲9%

Curriculum Planning
▲5%

Mathematica
▼0%

National Average
$48,000


Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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