Average Elementary School Teacher with Childhood Education Skills Salary

$45,585
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$1,514
Bonus
$509
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The average salary for an Elementary School Teacher with Childhood Education skills is $45,585.
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$32k
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$46k
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$68k
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$32k - $68k
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$248 - $5k
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$1 - $42k
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$31k - $68k
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What Do Elementary School Teachers Do?

Elementary School Teacher Tasks
  • Evaluate students and communicate progress with parents, guardians, and administrators.
  • Plan, assign, and evaluate lessons, projects and tests.
  • Maintain classroom discipline.
  • Maintain accurate student records as required by laws and administrative regulations.
  • Instruct elementary students individually and in groups.
The top respondents for the job title Elementary School Teacher are from the companies Clark County School District, New York City Department of Education and Dallas ISD. Reported salaries are highest at New York City Department of Education where the average pay is $57,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dallas ISD and KIPP Foundation, earning around $54,960 and $52,529, respectively. Charter Schools USA pays the lowest at around $38,804. National Heritage Academies and Clark County School District also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,472 and $48,450, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Elementary School Teachers?

Skills in Curriculum Planning, English Language, Oral / Verbal Communication, Mathematica and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teachers?

An entry-level Elementary School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,625 based on 271 salaries. An early career Elementary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,860 based on 1,572 salaries. A mid-career Elementary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,009 based on 1,025 salaries. An experienced Elementary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,581 based on 1,247 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,189.
Employees with Elementary School Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (17.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (14.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (14.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,773 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
32.9%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
26.1%
Late Career
13.8%