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How much does a Teacher make in Chicago, IL?

Updated May 16, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$52,090 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,866 salaries

$35K

Low

$52K

Average

$78K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$2,340Range$550 - $9,945
The average salary for a Teacher is $52,090 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 1,866 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Teacher employees in Chicago, IL.

Seniority Levels

L2
Teacher$52,090 /yr
L3
Teacher III$47,448 /yr
L4
Lead Teacher$33,354 /yr
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$53,357

per year

English Teacher

$52,598

per year

High School Teacher

$57,175

per year

Instructor

$57,641

per year

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Chicago Public Schools
3.5

Chicago Public Schools

Teacher

$62,383

 /yr
Range: $26K - $106K
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$26K

$106K

$25,927 - $106,271 Range

Noble Network of Charter Schools
4.3

Noble Network of Charter Schools

Teacher

$58,320

 /yr
Range: $49K - $79K

$49K

$79K

$49,276 - $79,072 Range

ArchDiocese of Chicago
3

ArchDiocese of Chicago

Teacher

$34,241

 /yr
Range: $29K - $44K

$29K

$44K

$29,383 - $44,000 Range

KIPP Schools
3.6

KIPP Schools

Teacher

$64,448

 /yr
Range: $49K - $80K

$49K

$80K

$48,642 - $79,675 Range

LEARN Charter School
4.3

LEARN Charter School

Teacher

$55,891

 /yr
Range: $50K - $65K

$50K

$65K

$50,302 - $65,454 Range

VIPKid
4

VIPKid

Teacher - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

VIPKid
4

VIPKid

Teacher - Hourly Contractor

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions
3.4

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Teacher - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Perspectives Charter Schools
3.2

Perspectives Charter Schools

Teacher

$48,346

 /yr
Range: $44K - $65K

$44K

$65K

$43,740 - $64,913 Range

UNO Charter Schools
2.2

UNO Charter Schools

Teacher

$58,659

 /yr
Range: $52K - $75K

$52K

$75K

$52,400 - $75,140 Range

Teach for America
3.9

Teach for America

Teacher

$45,816

 /yr
Range: $40K - $56K

$40K

$56K

$39,984 - $56,000 Range

The Catherine Cook School
4.2

The Catherine Cook School

Teacher

$38,954

 /yr
Range: $28K - $76K

$28K

$76K

$28,000 - $75,555 Range

AUSL
2.6

AUSL

Teacher

$56,961

 /yr
Range: $34K - $63K

$34K

$63K

$33,532 - $62,771 Range

Urban Prep Charter Academy
2.2

Urban Prep Charter Academy

Teacher

$52,220

 /yr
Range: $46K - $73K

$46K

$73K

$45,738 - $72,870 Range

Chicago International Charter School
2.7

Chicago International Charter School

Teacher

$48,144

 /yr
Range: $44K - $58K

$44K

$58K

$43,649 - $58,222 Range

Kids Science Labs

Teacher

$40,221

 /yr
Range: $31K - $44K

$31K

$44K

$31,299 - $44,069 Range

Concept Schools
3.7

Concept Schools

Teacher

$48,340

 /yr
Range: $42K - $59K

$42K

$59K

$42,297 - $59,000 Range

Great Lakes Academy Charter School
3.7

Great Lakes Academy Charter School

Teacher

$65,730

 /yr
Range: $51K - $74K

$51K

$74K

$50,945 - $74,038 Range

The Gardner School
3.3

The Gardner School

Teacher - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

ReGeneration Schools
3.2

ReGeneration Schools

Teacher

$43,638

 /yr
Range: $33K - $55K

$33K

$55K

$32,869 - $55,195 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Teacher salaries

The average salary for a Teacher is $52,090 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 1866 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Teacher employees in Chicago, IL.

The highest salary for a Teacher in Chicago, IL is $77,953 per year.

The lowest salary for a Teacher in Chicago, IL is $34,808 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent teacher salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$17
hourly
A Teacher reported making $17 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Teacher reported making $50,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$58,000
per year
A Teacher reported making $58,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District
$56,000
per year
A Teacher reported making $56,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$51,737
per year
A Regular Teacher reported making $51,737 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District
$40,000
per year
A Teacher reported making $40,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
School / School District
$62,830
per year
A Primary School Teacher reported making $62,830 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$42,000
per year
A Teacher reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District