Elementary School Teacher in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

An Elementary School Teacher in Memphis, Tennessee earns an average salary of $47,563 per year. A skill in Curriculum Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,679 - $66,484
$36K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $47,563
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Salary $35,679 - $66,484
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$34,515 - $66,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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 Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

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 $44,000 based on 17 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 $49,000 based on 10 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 $59,000 based on 9 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 $60,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Elementary School Teacher

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Elementary School Teacher Salaries

Curriculum Planning
▲28%

Childhood Education
▲4%

National Average
$47,000

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: