$39,473
Avg. Salary
$15.15
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,470

Bonus

$509

Profit Sharing

$501

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Elementary School Teacher is $15.15 per hour.

The average pay for an Elementary School Teacher is $39,473 per year.

$9.83
10%
$15.15
50%
$26.67
90%
MEDIAN $15.15
$29k
10%
$39k
50%
$53k
90%
MEDIAN $39,473
$29,347 - $52,978
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$53K
MEDIAN: $39,473
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$0$53K
Salary $29,347 - $52,978
Bonus $192 - $4,055
Profit Sharing $0.89 - $36,065
Commission $501
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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$27,976 - $53,271
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6,064
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $9.83 - $26.67
Overtime $10.30 - $44.80
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $192 - $4,055
Commission $501
Profit Sharing $0.89 - $36,065
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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$27,976 - $53,271
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 533

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.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Elementary School Teacher


For Entry-Level Elementary School Teachers, comfortable salaries can be found at Chicago Public Schools; in fact, median earnings sit around $52K, the highest in the area.

Elementary School Teacher Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,281

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Entry-Level Elementary School Teachers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Elementary School Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+26 percent), New York (+23 percent), San Antonio (+17 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent). With compensation 9 percent below the national average, Phoenix is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 539 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

▲7%







▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Material Science
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 539 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 21%