Average Elementary School Teacher Salary in Seattle, Washington

$54,364
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$2,750
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The average salary for an Elementary School Teacher in Seattle, Washington is $54,364.
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$35k
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$54k
90%
$82k
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$35k - $82k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$34k - $81k

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Job Description for Elementary School Teacher

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 English Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Spanish Language, Oral / Verbal Communication, Curriculum Planning and Childhood Education.

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 $44,824 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Elementary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,119 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Elementary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,288 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,142.
Employees with Elementary School Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (27.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (12.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 85 survey responses.
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
17.6%