The average salary for a Late-Career Elementary School Teacher with English Language skills in Houston, Texas is $59,891.
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Job Description for Elementary School Teacher
An elementary school teacher is a person whose career involves educating students, typically those in grades one through six. Teachers at this level normally do not specialize in particular branches of education. Rather, they work to teach fundamentals and lay down educational foundations across a variety of disciplines, including reading comprehension, writing, arithmetic, science, and history. Elementary school teachers must possess outstanding patience and an aptitude and enjoyment for work…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Elementary School Teacher
Skills in Childhood Education and Curriculum Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Spanish Language.
Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher
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 $49,934 based on 6 salaries. An early career Elementary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,467 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Elementary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,605 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Elementary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,368 based on 13 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Elementary School Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (16.9% more) and San Antonio, Texas (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (19.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (13.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.9% less).
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