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Average Educator Salary

$51,073
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,448
Bonus
$800
Commission
$2,675
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The average salary for an Educator is $51,073.
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$82k
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$33k - $82k
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$28k - $80k
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What Do Educators Do?

Educator Tasks
  • Teach several subjects or a single class to K-12 or vocational schools.
  • Monitor, set, and assess students' progress and goals.
  • Develop academic curriculums.

Job Satisfaction for Educator

4.1 out of 5
(172)
Highly Satisfied
48Reviews

Career Paths

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Educator
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Educators?

Skills in Training and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Program Development, Childhood Education and Curriculum Planning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Educators?

An entry-level Educator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,150 based on 32 salaries. An early career Educator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,818 based on 307 salaries. A mid-career Educator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,787 based on 191 salaries. An experienced Educator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,644 based on 306 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,555.
Employees with Educator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 41.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (7.0% less) and Seattle, Washington (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,056 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
29.1%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
29.0%
Late Career
20.8%