Elementary School Teacher in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Elementary School Teacher in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $56,147 per year. A skill in English Language is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,688 - $86,722
$36K
$56K
$87K
MEDIAN: $56,187
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50%
90%

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Salary $35,688 - $86,722
Bonus $600
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$34,279 - $80,953
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Elementary School Teacher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teacher

Pay by Experience for an Elementary School Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Elementary School Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Elementary School Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Elementary School Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 8 salaries. An Elementary School Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲60%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

English Language
▲15%

National Average
$55,000

Childhood Education
▼1%

Curriculum Planning
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%