Art Teacher Salary

An Art Teacher earns an average salary of $41,815 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are art teacher, artist, and Painting.
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$29,070 - $63,288
$29K
$42K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,456
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50%
90%

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$10.33 - $33.22
$10
$17
$33
MEDIAN: $17.33
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$0$63K
Salary $29,070 - $63,288
Bonus $498 - $9,967
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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$26,870 - $63,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,354
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.33 - $33.22
Hourly Tips $6.75
Overtime $5.10 - $32.44
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $498 - $9,967
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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$26,870 - $63,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 322

Job Description for Art Teacher

An art teacher works in a school environment, and the ages of students taught can vary from pre-school up to adults. A bachelor’s degree or higher in the arts is often required for this position, and extensive knowledge of art history and techniques is also necessary to teach a variety of topics to students. A portfolio may need to be shown to demonstrate personal ability, and a teaching certification must also be earned.

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Art Teacher Tasks

  • Instruct students on technique and use of a variety of art equipment such as oils, watercolors, brushes, pens, pencils, canvases and papers.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures on subjects such as acting, art, and music.
  • Plan lessons that challenge and interest students, meet state learning requirements, and inspire further learning.

Common Career Paths for Art Teacher


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Pay by Experience Level for Art Teacher

Pay by Experience for an Art Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Art Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 442 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Art Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 256 salaries. An experienced Art Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 252 salaries. An Art Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 120 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,570

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Key Stats for Art Teacher

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 174 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Art Teacher Salaries

▲30%

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$42,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Art Teacher Salaries

art teacher
▲20%

artist
▲18%

Painting
▲14%

Art Education
▲8%

Art
▲4%

Project Management
▲4%

Graphic Design
▲3%



drawing
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

People Management
▼3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼6%

Teaching
▼14%

Team Leadership
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 30%