Average Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$58,765
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Elementary School Teacher in Washington, District of Columbia is $58,765.
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$40k
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$59k
90%
$76k
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What Do Elementary School Teachers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Elementary School Teachers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Elementary School Teachers?

An early career Elementary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,709 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Elementary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,530 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,921.
Employees with Elementary School Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (31.3% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (12.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
38.7%
Late Career
11.3%