The average salary for an Entry-Level Elementary School Teacher in Houston, Texas is $50,630.
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher
An early career Elementary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,552 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Elementary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,356 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Elementary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,359 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,387.
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