Head Teacher in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Head Teacher in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $49,044 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Oral / Verbal Communication and Curriculum Planning.

$28,765 - $79,555
$29K
$49K
$80K
MEDIAN: $49,044
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$10.21 - $25.10
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MEDIAN: $15.48
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$28,765 - $79,555  
   
Bonus
$1,900  
Total Pay (?
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$27,036 - $74,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $25.10  
   
Overtime
$23.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,900  
   
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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$27,036 - $74,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Head Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Head Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 11 salaries. A Head Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Teacher

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Head Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲80%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Entry-Level
▲6%

National Average
$43,000

Experienced
▼9%

Skills That Affect Head Teacher Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲19%

Curriculum Planning
▲12%


National Average
$43,000

Spanish Language
▼19%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 18%